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Author(s):Manno, B
Title:The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Organization:Annie E. Casey Foundation
Short Description:This report describes how some of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s education grantees in Atlanta are working to mend the education pipeline for young people in their communities by connecting standards and expectations for learning from early childhood to college entry or the workforce and providing needed services, supports, and partnerships that add value to the work of schools.
Annotation:This report describes how some of the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s education grantees in Atlanta are working to mend the education pipeline for young people in their communities by connecting standards and expectations for learning from early childhood to college entry or the workforce and providing needed services, supports, and partnerships that add value to the work of schools. This connection strategy, known as P–16 —linking education strategies from preschool through college graduation— is gaining increasing attention across the country, primarily through changes in state policies. In local communities, there is also growing momentum to ensure continuity for children and families despite transitions from one school to another, and to hold high expectations that young people will go to college and be successful there.
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College Access
Early Childhood Education/School Readiness
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Elementary School
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
P-16 (Pre K - Grade 16) Alignment and Initiatives
Preparation/College Readiness
Urban Areas

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The educational experience of young men of color (website)
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Parents' guide to student success
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
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
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
The national articulation and transfer network
Access to success initiative
Translations for success
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
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; Washington state report
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Aligning postsecondary expectations and high school practice: The gap defined
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Early college high school initiative
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Preparing students for success in college
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Peak experiences
Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Indiana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Schools to watch
Miles to go: Louisiana
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Gateway to College
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
More student success: A systemic solution
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Orphan Foundation of America
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
A college access contract
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
For every 100 girls...
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Breaking through: Factsheet
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Federal Education Budget Project
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Good Shepherd Services
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
The cost of small high schools: A literature review
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
State future workforce gap summaries
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Economic state of young America
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Recommendations for state postsecondary data systems: A report from state data experts
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
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
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Making high school students into "college material"
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Education watch 2009
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
The future of middle-skill jobs
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Campaign for High School Equity
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Can the American high school become an avenue of advancement for all?
Summer Search
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
High Tech High Foundation
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Bridge Partnership
Creating schools that work
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
School and college partnerships: The missing link
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
The American diploma project: Overview of research
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
P-16: Building a cohesive education system from preschool through postsecondary
Pathways to college access and success
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Primary progress, secondary challenge
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Recent STEM initiatives
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Engaging students, challenging the odds
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Women on the rise
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
More states using the ACT as part of alignment efforts
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
The family: America's smallest school
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Retooling career and technical education
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
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
Research support for school counseling
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Improving community college success
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Closing the gap between high school and college
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Project U-turn
The breaking through practice guide
New America Foundation Early Education Initiative
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
On the road to success
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Expanded measures of school performance
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
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
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Assessing deeper learning
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
The hidden costs of community colleges
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Linking data across state agencies: States that are making it work
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Hearing on non-traditional students
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Western Policy Exchanges
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Is high school tough enough?
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
College InSight
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Parent engagement toolkit
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Community College 2.0
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Building an early childhood professional development system
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Education Trust-West
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for mathematics (2004)
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for English (2004)
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Which achievement gap?
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
School connectedness and meaningful student participation
Education pays 2010
Chidren's Budget 2010
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
ESEA Briefing Book
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
The false promise of class-size reduction
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Early college high school: Opportunity for a lifetime
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
School Redesign Network
Learning in a new key
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
What is a college culture? Facilitating college preparation through organizational change
National Council of La Raza
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
The right data to the right people at the right time: How interoperability helps America's students succeed
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
How are states using community-based child care to provide pre-k: State-by-state summaries
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Search Institute
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Project Mentor
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
EPAS®: A system that works
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Aligned expectations: A closer look at college admissions and placement tests
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Education and incarceration
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Getting there–and beyond: Building a culture of college-going in high schools
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
National inventory of academic pathways
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
African American achievement in America
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
College readiness begins in middle school
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
First generation college students: A literature review
Network news: Focus on P-16 partnerships
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Prep for prep
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Measuring up 2006
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Bridges to Success
Foundation for excellent schools
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Making middle grades work
Talent Development High Schools
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
Strategic instruction model
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Finance and resource issues in high school reform
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
College-going cultures in urban high schools
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
National Center for Summer Learning
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Measuring up 2008
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Roadmap to RTI: Applying response to intervention in preschool settings
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
College readiness for all toolbox
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
IPEDS Data Center
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Aligning secondary and postsecondary education: Lessons from the past
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Beyond the bake sale: A community-based relational approach to parent engagement in schools
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Community colleges under stress
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Indiana by the numbers
YouthBuild USA
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Middle-class schools for all
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
The minds of boys
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Economic mobility project
A Better Chance.org
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
The future of public education in New Orleans
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Center for native education
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The state of preschool 2011: State preschool yearbook
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
What is "career ready"?
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
An examination of the information technology job market
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Knowing how and where to obtain information about the world of work and post-secondary training/education
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
Promising practices for community college developmental education
The real technology challenge
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
National Center for Learning Disabilities
If small is not enough...The characteristics of successful small high schools in Chicago
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Indiana college success coalition
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
New England Journal of Higher Education
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Diverse issues in higher education
Science and mathematics education indicators
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
School funding's tragic flaw
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Commonwealth Corporation
See Forever Foundation
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
College tools for schools
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Rising by Degrees
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Research on retention and attrition
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
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?
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
How much are college students borrowing?
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Family firsts: Reach for your dreams
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: 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
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 - Education provisions
Deciding on postsecondary education
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Connected by 25: Financing housing supports for youth transitioning out of high school
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
Improving accountability in public education
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
Reclaiming the American dream
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
It's my life: Postsecondary education and training
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Citizen Schools
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
OECD Programme for international student assessment
What works clearinghouse
Learning by degree: Real-life stories from three early collge high schools
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Indiana P-16 policy roundtable: Education strengthened when treated as a seamless whole
Achievement in America
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Preparing for college: Building expectations, changing realities
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
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
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
The challenge of access and persistence
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Education Trust, Inc
College is possible
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
The state of our nation's youth
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
American student achievement institute
Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student achievement (Powerpoint)
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
High schools for the new millennium
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
College learning for the new global century
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Full-day Kindergarten: A study of state policies in the United States
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Collegiate learning assessement project
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Expanding learning time in high schools
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Preparing for college
Differential grading standards among high schools
Are high school grades inflated?
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Managing the transition to ninth grade in a comprehensive urban school
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Earnings by attainment
Partnership for Learning
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Helping Teens Succeed
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Better outcomes for all: Promoting partnerships between Head Start and state Pre-K
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Improving math performance
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
The Breakthrough High School project
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
A call to action: Why America must innovate
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
The undereducated American
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
National Coalition for College Completion
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
The degree qualifications profile
The US STEM education model (simulation)
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
PreK-Grade 3: Which reading and literacy practices matter most?
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
Developmental education in community colleges
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Now what? Imperatives and options for common core implementation and governance
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
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 smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Grantmakers for Education
America's private public schools
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
College for all?
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Insuring college failure risk
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Alignment and the states: Three approaches to aligning the national assessment of educational progress with state assessments, other assessements, and standards
Transforming schools to meet the needs of students: Improving school quality and increasing learning time in ESEA
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Council for Exceptional Children
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Complete College America
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Information constraints and financial aid policy
State pre-k assessment policies: Issues and status
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
The road to high-quality early education
Bullying and open enrollment
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Mobility makers
Latino college completion: California
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
Third grade reading policies
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Adult college completion toolkit
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Supporting our youngest children: Early Head Start programs in 2010
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Principal-counselor toolkit
Parents want to know
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
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?
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Ramp-up to Readiness
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Scaling community college interventions
Latino college completion: Texas
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Adolescent literacy
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Why access matters: The community college student body
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
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
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
The connection between health and high school dropout
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
How much growth toward college readiness is reasonable to expect in high school?
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
High school remediation
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Early college placement testing opportunities in Maine
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Afterschool Alliance
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
College going culture baseline expectations
Center on Education and the Workforce
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
End-of-course exams: A growing trend in high school-level assessments
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
The College Completion Agenda
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Recognition and response: Pathways to school success for young children
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
The National Indian Education Study
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
The role of mentoring in college access and success
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Portraits: Initial college attendance of low-income young adults
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Community college student survey
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
College completion toolkit
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Early college high school initiative: Brochure (2007)
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Rethinking high school: Five profiles of innovative models for student success
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
Investing in children: An early learning strategy for Washington state
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Preparing for success: How Head Start helps children with disabilities and their families
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Child care and early education state-by-state data
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Easing the transition to high school: Research and best practices designed to support high school learning
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Colorado Reports
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Better outcomes for low-income youth and adults: Lessons from MetLife foundation awards
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Finding the right college for you
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Standards for quality online teaching
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Student loan forgiveness programs
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Closing the achievement gap series part 1: Is Indiana ready for state-sponsored prekindergarten programs?
What is P-16? A primer for legislators - a practical introduction to the concept, language and policy issues of an integrated system of public education
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Summary of Indiana policy environment to support and sustain early college high schools
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Ohio early college high school initiative
Parental involvement: Why it matters, how to get it
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
The middle grades: Putting all students on track for college
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
2004 Public opinion survey on education in Indiana
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Overcoming obstacles to preparing for college: Perspectives from a rural Upward Bound program
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Career-related predictors of work-bound and college-bound status of adolescents in rural and nonrural areas
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
Latino achievement in America
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Lumina Foundation for Education
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Measuring up 2004
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
State Scholars Initiative
When it comes to school, girls rule
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
Data sources for improving college access and success
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Who goes to college? High school context, academic preparation, the college choice process, and college attendance
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Smart boys, bad grades
National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER)
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Minority student achievement network
Knowledge is power program
National Association of Street Schools
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Closing the aspirations-attainment gap: Implications for high school reform
Meeting five critical challenges of high school reform: Lessons from research on three reform models
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Catching the Dream
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Middle Start
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
A study of admissions officers' perceptions of and attitudes toward homeschooled students
Kids Count state-level data online
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Casey Life Skills Learning Plan
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Guide to creating community-based college access programs
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Supporting high school students in the transition to college
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Center for Student Opportunity
Indiana's dropout prevention tool-kit: A legislative primer
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
College access: From the inside out
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Creating helping environments for college-going: The CHEPA CHEC-list for counselors
Keeping middle grades students on track to graduation - Powerpoint presentation
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
A developmental perspective on workplace readiness: Preparing high school students for success
The school environment and adolescent well-being: Beyond academics
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
SREB Factbook on higher education
Mythbusting: Breaking down confidentiality and decision-making barriers to meet the education needs of children in foster care
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
The early ed watch blog
Breakthrough Collaborative
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
The challenge of college readiness
Advancing STEM learning across the educational pipeline: Statewide efforts in Ohio
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Survey Of Secondary School Students
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
The value of value-added data
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
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
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Indiana Partnerships Center
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
The future workforce of Indiana
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
RTI Action Network
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
National League of Cities
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Tapping America's Potential
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
National Center for Family Literacy
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Raising boys' achievement
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Strategic directions in Indiana education
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Private school participants in programs under the No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Private school and public school district perspectives
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying career exploration and planning skills in the achievement of life career goals
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Starfish Initiative
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public high schools
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
A tool using data to inform a state early childhood agenda
California District Report Cards
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Latino college completion in 50 states
Rising the the challenge: The strategies of social service intermediaries
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
SREB State progress reports 2012
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
The economic case for higher education
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
2012 National survey of school counselors
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid