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Title:College access and success state data
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Short Description:This site provides state-specific data and resources for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia in areas related to postsecondary access and success.
Annotation:This site provides state-specific data and resources for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia in areas related to postsecondary access and success. Information provided for each state includes demographics, youth well-being, K-12 and college preparation, access and participation, financial aid and affordability, and higher education, retention, transfer, and success. Resources related to state policy data, state agencies and organizations, and state reports and publications are also provided.
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College Access
Data
Demographics
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Elementary School
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
High School
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Middle School
P-16 (Pre K - Grade 16) Alignment and Initiatives
Participation
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Policy
Preparation/College Readiness
State Report Generators
State-Level Information
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Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Leveraging data for college completion
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Hearing on non-traditional students
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
National Coalition for College Completion
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Just for the kids
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Recent STEM initiatives
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Catching the Dream
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Indiana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Network news: Focus on P-16 partnerships
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
USA Funds
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Who graduates in California?
College planning resource directory
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Science and mathematics education indicators
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
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
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
CollegeFish.org
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Common Core State Standards Initiative
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
No Excuses University Network
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Growing What Works Database
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
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
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Operation College Promise
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
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
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
The economic case for higher education
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
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
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Grantmakers for Education
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Buying college: What consumers need to know
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Latino college completion: Florida
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
A shared agenda: Action alert for school superintendents & middle & high school principals
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Summer Search
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
College Savings Foundation
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Opportunity.gov
The public realities of private student loans
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Think college? Me? Now?
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Trends in college pricing 2008
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
College.gov
State future workforce gap summaries
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
HomeworkSpot
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Orphan Foundation of America
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Projections of education statistics to 2016
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Data sources for improving college access and success
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Office of Indian education programs
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Miles to go: Louisiana
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Federal student aid for counselors
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Claiming common ground: State policymaking for improving college readiness and success
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
EducationQuest
Success for All Foundation
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
National football league high school website: Academics
Middle Start
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Schools to watch
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
College learning for the new global century
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
What works for Latino students
Engaging students, challenging the odds
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Opening Doors project publications
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Colorado Reports
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
How are states using community-based child care to provide pre-k: State-by-state summaries
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
A college access contract
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Student loans and public accountability
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Student success in higher education
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
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
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
7th Annual AP report to the nation
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
P-20 governance
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Closing the gap between high school and college
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Postsecondary success
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
What is "career ready"?
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
2012 SREB Annual Report
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
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
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
The economic value of opportunity youth
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Improving the odds for failing schools
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
California District Report Cards
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Cohort default rates in context
Mobility makers
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Scaling community college interventions
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Student debt and the class of 2006
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Higher education accountability for student learning
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Learning in a new key
School Redesign Network
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
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
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
National Council of La Raza
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
College Access: Indiana
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Digest of Education Statistics
Indiana college completion rates 2007
More states using the ACT as part of alignment efforts
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
College access: A framework for systemic program development
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Aligning postsecondary expectations and high school practice: The gap defined
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
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
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Women on the rise
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Latinos in graduate education
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Making middle grades work
Access and participation profiles
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Cal-SOAP
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Taxing matters
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
College access: From the inside out
Trends in college pricing 2006
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
National Center for College Costs
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Academic pathway inventories
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
College success programs
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
National college access network
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
A Better Chance.org
More student success: A systemic solution
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Diverse issues in higher education
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
Center for Law and Social Policy
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The male achievement gap in Indiana
The education success program
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Early intervention program and college partnerships
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
Federal Education Budget Project
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
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Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Schools, skills, and synapses
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
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
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
The effects of public support on college attainment
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Council for Exceptional Children
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Complete College America
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Alignment and the states: Three approaches to aligning the national assessment of educational progress with state assessments, other assessements, and standards
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
High school remediation
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Can the American high school become an avenue of advancement for all?
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
American Diploma Project Network: State Profiles
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
College readiness for all toolbox
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Insuring college failure risk
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
A framework for a multi-state human capital development data system
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
Aligning secondary and postsecondary education: Lessons from the past
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Linking data across state agencies: States that are making it work
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Latino college completion: Texas
Gender inequalities in education
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The undereducated American
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Three policies to reduce time to degree
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Snapshot report: Mobility
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Why access matters: The community college student body
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Prison vs. Princeton
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
SREB State progress reports 2012
How America pays for college 2012
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
NASSGAP - National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs: State data quick check
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
YourWordsToday.org
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Route 21: 21st century skills information, resources, and community tools
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
National Center for Academic Transformation
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Cohort default rate resources
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Parents' guide to student success
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Research support for school counseling
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
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
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Off to College.com
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Does money matter? II
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Trends in student aid 2009
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Field guide for improving student success
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Financial aid in theory and practice
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Indiana by the numbers
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
The future workforce of Indiana
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
State higher education finance: 2007
Economic state of young America
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
College For Every Student
CollegeAnswer.com
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Discovery Education Homework Help
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Panel presentation: More on affordability
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
The Kalamazoo Promise
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Knowing how and where to obtain information about the world of work and post-secondary training/education
Mental health in school and school improvement: Current status, concerns, and new directions
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
The Sallie Mae Fund
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
National High School Center
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
P-16: Building a cohesive education system from preschool through postsecondary
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Indiana inventory of academic pathways
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
NAEP state profiles: The nation's report card
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Do grants matter?
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Just and efficient college finance
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Measuring up 2004
The challenge of access and persistence
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Value added: The costs and benefits of college preparatory programs in the united states
Latino youth and the pathway to college
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
School and college partnerships: The missing link
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
American Indian higher education consortium
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Education watch online
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Bridge Partnership
State of college admission 2007
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Forum guide to education indicators
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
College planning center
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
College Compass
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Section 529 state college savings programs
General financial aid resources
Federal financial aid
Mapping your future
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
College choice website
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Lumina Foundation focus
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Access to higher education in Indiana
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Student loan forgiveness programs
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
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
Understanding high school graduation rates (updated): National and state-specific information
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
EPAS®: A system that works
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Washington Data and Reports
Earnings by attainment
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
College: Making It Happen
Project Mentor
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Child care and early education state-by-state data
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Student-to-counselor ratios 2006
Accelerated developmental education project
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
The Breakthrough High School project
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Trends in student aid 2010
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Community college student survey
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future