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Author(s):Kelly, P
Title:Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Organization:National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)
Short Description:This report examines the states of the West, their ability to educate minorities, and the resulting impact on their workforces and economies.
Annotation:This report examines the states of the West, their ability to educate minorities, and the resulting impact on their workforces and economies. Minority populations marginalized in U.S. workforce and economic development are the focus of the report.
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African American
American Indian/Alaska Native
Asian American/Pacific Islander
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
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Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Education and incarceration
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
American Indian higher education consortium
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
McNair scholar handbook
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
The future of public education in New Orleans
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
A Better Chance.org
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Deciding on postsecondary education
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Rising by Degrees
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Growing What Works Database
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
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
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
"Careers for the future" education program
Gateway to College
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Education watch 2009
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Retooling career and technical education
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Diverse issues in higher education
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
African American achievement in America
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
NCHEMS information center
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Education Trust, Inc
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Boys and girls harbor
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Gender gap grows
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
SMASH Academy
Kids Count state-level data online
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Creating role models for change: A survey of tribal college graduates
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
What works for Latino students
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Leading by example
Educational opportunity for all?
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
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
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Complete College America
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
The National Indian Education Study
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
The breaking through practice guide
Community College 2.0
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
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
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
The College Match Program
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
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
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
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
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Mobility makers
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
State policy profiles for completion by design
Western Policy Exchanges
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Improving the odds for failing schools
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
The hidden costs of community colleges
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
The false promise of class-size reduction
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Improving community college success
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
College for all?
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Grantmakers for Education
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
The College Completion Agenda
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Earnings by attainment
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Growing share of immigrants choosing naturalization
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
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
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
The segregation of American teachers
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Minority student achievement network
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Center for Student Opportunity
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
American Indian science and engineering society
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Measuring up 2006
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Education watch online
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Breaking through: Factsheet
White students are racially isolated
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
The state of American manhood
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Postsecondary Access and Success
A call to action: Why America must innovate
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Center for native education
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Racial disparities and the new federalism
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
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
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Community colleges under stress
College access and success state data
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The future workforce of Indiana
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Summer Search
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
The productivity argument for investing in young children
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Adult college completion toolkit
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Educational Policy Improvement Center
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
The value of value-added data
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
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Flexible learning options for adult students
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Enrollment status and outcomes
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
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
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Education and public safety
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
School Redesign Network
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Adult Literacy Education In Immigrant Communities: Identifying Policy and Program Priorities for Helping Newcomers Learn English
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Strategic directions in Indiana education
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Windows on achievement and inequality
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
College success programs
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Lumina Foundation for Education
Postsecondary education opportunity
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Latino achievement in America
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
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National Indian Education Association
Native American higher education initiative: Educating the mind and spirit
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Access and participation profiles
Resistance theory and the transculturation hypothesis as explanations of college attrition and persistence among culturally traditional American Indian students
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Excelencia in education
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Recent STEM initiatives
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
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Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Latinos in graduate education
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Student African American Brotherhood
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Washington Data and Reports
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
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
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
HSIs 2009-10
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
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
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
The degree qualifications profile
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
The impact of teacher experience
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Steps taken on the path forward
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Operation College Promise
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Prison vs. Princeton
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
The nation's report card: Science 2011
What is "career ready"?
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
SREB State progress reports 2012
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
An examination of the information technology job market
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
No end in sight? The long term youth jobs gap and what it means for America
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Innovations in labor market information and their application
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
On the road to success
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Information constraints and financial aid policy
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Advocacy in action toolkit
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
The global gender gap index: 2011
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Student success in higher education
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Closing the expectations gap 2011
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
HBCU distance learning 2010
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
The Future Ready Project
Women Employed
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Ten facts about the recovery
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
The condition of education 2011
National Coalition for College Completion
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
What educators should learn from ER
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Understanding the working college student
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Family factors and student outcomes
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Financial education in TRIO programs
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Community college enrollment
Dream it! Do it!
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Opening Doors project publications
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
UA Adult Focus
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Developing your vision while attending college
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Helping Teens Succeed
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Immigration debate resources
How diversity affects teaching and learning
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Latinos in undergraduate education
Latinos in secondary education
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
The career pathways how-to guide
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Adult education participation in 2004-05
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
College learning for the new global century
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
An investigation of factors influencing classroom motivation for postsecondary American Indian/Alaska native students
Dispelling the myth - online
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Stats Indiana
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
American student achievement institute
Bridges to Success
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Puente Project
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
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
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Office of Indian education programs
Office of Indian education
Native American culture: Education
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
American Indian education foundation
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
Underrepresented minorities shares of undergraduate enrollments
2002 State new economy index
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Building strong families 2004
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Our impoverished view of education reform
Reflecting on reconnecting males to higher education
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Adult learners and state policy
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Measuring up 2004
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Education and economic mobility
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Indiana college success coalition
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
What every college access practitioner should know: About the needs of latino students and their families
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
New England Journal of Higher Education
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
National Center on Education and the Economy
Science and mathematics education indicators
The Workforce Alliance
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
The Breakthrough High School project
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Workers need training, not tough talk
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Campaign for High School Equity
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
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
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
The Working Poor Families Project
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
ACE Online Information Center
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Trends in student aid 2012
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Promoting work-based learning: Efforts in Connecticut and Kentucky
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
IPEDS Data Center
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The public realities of private student loans
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
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
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Are student employment and academic success linked?
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Indiana by the numbers
Sizing up state standards: 2008
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Trends in college pricing 2008
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
State education activities to support mission growth
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Education Equality Project
Commission to Build a Healthier America
Orphan Foundation of America
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
2007 Kids Count Data Book
State of college readiness for Latino students
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Learning in a new key
Lumina Foundation focus: Campus connections
I-STEM Resource Network
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Project Complete
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Ron Brown Scholar Program
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Data sources for improving college access and success
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Do grants matter?
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
National college access network
Rural education at a glance
School relationships foster success for African American students
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
Public attitudes on higher education
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
College is possible
The promise and practice of prison programming
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Educational attainment in the United States: 2004
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
American Indian college fund
Postsecondary transitions among Navajo Indians
Financial aid for Native American students
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
The tribal college journal
En route to the baccalaureate: Community college student outcomes
The art of student retention
Bridge Partnership
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Three state recidivism study
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
El Puente Project
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2004
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
American youth policy forum
National Urban League: Campaign for African American Achievement
Foundation for excellent schools
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
National Urban League Scholarships
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Youth activists in the age of postmodern globalization:
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Opportunities for expanding college bridge programs for out of school youth
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Access denied: The complexity of Asian Pacific Americans
Savvy assessment and evaluation skills
Women on the rise
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Returning to our roots: Student access
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
College Access: Indiana
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Digest of Education Statistics
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Insuring college failure risk
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: Annotated bibliography
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
The effects of public support on college attainment
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
The worst of times: Children in extreme poverty in the South and nation
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
A paradox of education progress
The achievement gap where you live
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
The Condition of Education 2010
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
The workplace realities
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Developmental education in community colleges
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
College completion toolkit
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Hispanic poverty rate highest in new supplemental census measure
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Adolescent literacy
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Cracking the credit hour
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
5 Education factors in focus
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
2012 SREB Annual Report
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Common measures for college access and success
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
The student debt crisis
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009