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Author(s):Frehill, L., Di Fabio, N., and Hill, S
Title:Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Organization:National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
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Annotation:The relative absence of African Americans, American Indians, and Latinos in STEM study and careers, and the requirement to reverse this situation to better compete globally, is referred to in this publcation as “the ‘New’ American Dilemma. This report examines the importance of increasing minority participation in STEM careers, describes trends in enrollment and educational attainment among this population, and identifies barriers to educational success for this population.
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Achievement Gap
African American
American Indian/Alaska Native
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Initiatives
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The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
College for all?
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Latino college completion: California
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Latino achievement in America
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Gender gap grows
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Gateway to College
Community colleges under stress
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Education watch 2009
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Encouraging girls in math and science
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Improving the odds for failing schools
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Learning in a new key
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Earnings by attainment
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Center for native education
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
The Breakthrough High School project
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Windows on achievement and inequality
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Tapping America's Potential
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Center for Law and Social Policy
Condition of education 2008
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Latinos in secondary education
Leading by example
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Mathematics and science education in the states
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Minority student achievement network
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Boys and girls harbor
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
NCHEMS information center
Latino college completion: Texas
The College Match Program
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Latino college completion: State series
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Improving community college success
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Family factors and student outcomes
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Complete College America
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
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
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
The productivity argument for investing in young children
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Growing What Works Database
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Advocacy in action toolkit
Mobility makers
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
Why access matters: The community college student body
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
California District Report Cards
The value of value-added data
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program: Building a pipeline of skilled workers
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Students who study science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in postsecondary education
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
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
SREB Factbook on higher education
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Education Equality Project
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The National Indian Education Study
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Education Trust-West
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
A sound investment: The community college dividend
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Latino college completion: Florida
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Ten facts about the recovery
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
The global gender gap index: 2011
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
School relationships foster success for African American students
Achievement in America
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
College learning for the new global century
A new way on school integration
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Kids Count state-level data online
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Indian students and college preparation
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
It's all about who you know...
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Building rainbow coalitions
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
New England Journal of Higher Education
Scholarships for American Indians
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Breaking through: Factsheet
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
College access and success state data
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Facts for education advocates
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
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
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
The national articulation and transfer network
The future of public education in New Orleans
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
A Better Chance.org
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Enrollment status and outcomes
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
African American students and U.S. high schools
Latino students and U.S. high schools
States' progress toward high school restructuring
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Pathways to excellence
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
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
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
No end in sight? The long term youth jobs gap and what it means for America
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
The STEM graduate school experience: Reflections from minority post docs
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Dream it! Do it!
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
What's wrong with guys?
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Starfish Initiative
Houston, do we really have a problem here?
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Retooling career and technical education
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Schools, skills, and synapses
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
The nation's report card: Civics 2006
Accelerated learning for all
Low income student scholarships
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Office of Indian education programs
American Indian higher education consortium
Native American higher education initiative: Educating the mind and spirit
Center for Student Opportunity
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Resistance theory and the transculturation hypothesis as explanations of college attrition and persistence among culturally traditional American Indian students
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Sloan career cornerstone center
The segregation of American teachers
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Education and incarceration
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
State higher education finance: FY 2004
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Solutions for our future.org
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Foundation for excellent schools
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and the Humanities: Resource for rural Indiana
Indianapolis urban league: Campaign for African American achievement
National Urban League: Campaign for African American Achievement
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Puente Project
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
The PISA 2003 assessment framework: Mathematics, reading, science and problem solving knowledge and skills
OECD Programme for international student assessment
2002 State new economy index
Measuring up 2006
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
What’s wrong with the guys
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
The American diploma project: Overview of research
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
National college access network
Education Trust, Inc
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Increasing the representation of women and people of color in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM): Scan and synopsis of approaches and opportunities
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Our impoverished view of education reform
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
The false promise of class-size reduction
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
The condition of education 2011
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
The impact of teacher experience
Closing the gap between high school and college
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Everybody ready for college
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
The breaking through practice guide
Community College 2.0
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
What educators should learn from ER
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
The Condition of Education 2010
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
The workplace realities
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Deciding on postsecondary education
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Summer Search
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
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
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Diversifying the STEM pipeline: The model replication institutions program
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Prison vs. Princeton
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
On the road to success
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
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
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Making high school students into "college material"
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Commission to Build a Healthier America
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Building an early childhood professional development system
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Confronting the STEM challenge: A new modeling tool for US education policymakers
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
STEM coursetaking among high school graduates, 1990-2005
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
The degree qualifications profile
Closing the expectations gap 2011
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
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
National Coalition for College Completion
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Women Employed
The Future Ready Project
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
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
Wealth gaps rise to record highs between whites, blacks, and hispanics
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Ramp-up to Readiness
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
The hidden costs of community colleges
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Lumina Foundation for Education
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Rural education at a glance
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
Reflecting on reconnecting males to higher education
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
College success programs
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Education watch online
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Bridge Partnership
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
American student achievement institute
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Primary progress, secondary challenge
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Excelencia in education
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Stats Indiana
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
Creating role models for change: A survey of tribal college graduates
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Native American culture: Education
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Returning to our roots: Student access
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Latinos in elementary education
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in undergraduate education
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Savvy assessment and evaluation skills
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
The context of "choice" in college pathways
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and Corporate Scholarship Program
Indiana college success coalition
College For Every Student
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
What every college access practitioner should know about: Unintended consequences, criminal justice edition
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
The minds of boys
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
White students are racially isolated
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
"Careers for the future" education program
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
State of college readiness for Latino students
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
The changing racial and ethnic composition of U.S. public schools
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Education and economic mobility
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education and public safety
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Improving math performance
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
What is "career ready"?
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
An examination of the information technology job market
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Adolescent literacy
Western Policy Exchanges
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Hearing on non-traditional students
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Developing your vision while attending college
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Opening Doors project publications
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Maintaining a strong engineering workforce
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
The Mind Trust
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Quality counts 2008
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
The family: America's smallest school
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Staff employment distribution
Workers need training, not tough talk
Businesses to advocate for two-year colleges
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
How are states using community-based child care to provide pre-k: State-by-state summaries
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Flexible learning options for adult students
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Good Shepherd Services
The future workforce of Indiana
Indiana by the numbers
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Middle-class schools for all
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
National Center on Education and the Economy
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
STEM Education Coalition
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
HE (Higher Education) opportunity efforts in a global context
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
A decade of progress for women in science ...
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Student African American Brotherhood
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Immigration debate resources
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Diversity and the college curriculum: How colleges and universities are preparing students for a changing world
National Indian Education Association
The tribal college journal
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
An investigation of factors influencing classroom motivation for postsecondary American Indian/Alaska native students
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
The Indiana workforce: An employer's perspective
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
The future at work: Trends and implications
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Voices in urban education
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
The career pathways how-to guide
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Pathways to college access and success
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
National Association of Street Schools
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Academic pathways to access and student success
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Bridges to Success
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
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
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Pathways to college policy forum
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Postsecondary education opportunity
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Operation College Promise
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Assessing deeper learning
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Community college student survey
I Need a Pencil.com
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Student success in higher education
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Which achievement gap?
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
The condition of education in brief: 2005
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Understanding the working college student
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
The state of learning disabilities 2009
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
BC AVID: Early implementation report
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
College readiness and high school-to-college success
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Advancing STEM learning across the educational pipeline: Statewide efforts in Ohio
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Insuring college failure risk
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
ACE Online Information Center
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Hispanic poverty rate highest in new supplemental census measure
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
State policy profiles for completion by design
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
From soft skills to hard data: Measuring youth program outcomes
SREB State progress reports 2012
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Adult college completion toolkit
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Common measures for college access and success
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Diversifying the STEM pipeline: The model replication institutions program (Fact Sheet)
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Community college advocacy factsheet
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Financial education in TRIO programs
Addressing study error in the random assignment national evaluation of Upward Bound: Do the conclusions change?
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Young workers: A lost decade
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
How much are college students borrowing?
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
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
Are student employment and academic success linked?
The price of knowledge, vol. 4, chapter 1: The value of a degree: Education, employment and earnings in Canada
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Field guide for improving student success
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
State education activities to support mission growth
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Grantmakers for Education
America's private public schools
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
The College Completion Agenda
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
A balance sheet at 30 months: How the great recession has changed life in America
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
HBCU distance learning 2010
Increasing the number of STEM graduates: Insights from the US STEM education and modeling project
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
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
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
The achievement gap where you live
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Research support for school counseling
Steps taken on the path forward
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Children of immigrants economic well-being
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Developmental education in community colleges
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
La Plaza
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Portraits: Initial college attendance of low-income young adults
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
HSIs 2009-10
Five ways education pays initiative
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Trends in student aid 2011
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Undocumented immigrants: Facts and figures
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Poverty and Race Research Action Council
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004