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Author(s):Mwase, G
Title:Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Source:http://www.jff.org/Documents/BTBetterTogether.pdf
Date:2008
Organization:Jobs for the Future
Short Description:Better Together is part of a series of state policy reports from Breaking Through, a multiyear initiative of Jobs for the Future and the National Council for Workforce Education. Breaking Through is helping community colleges identify and develop institutional strategies that can enable low-skilled adult students to enter into and succeed in occupational and technical degree programs at community colleges.
Annotation:How can states help working adults bolster pre-collegiate skills that restrain them from taking full advantage of college credit-level career and technical programs? Better Together offers examples of a better way to meet this challenge through the alignment of two distinct systems for strengthening pre-collegiate skills: adult education and developmental education. Better Together is part of a series of state policy reports from Breaking Through, a multiyear initiative of Jobs for the Future and the National Council for Workforce Education. Breaking Through is helping community colleges identify and develop institutional strategies that can enable low-skilled adult students to enter into and succeed in occupational and technical degree programs at community colleges.
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Adult Students
Community Colleges
Non-traditional Students
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High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Operation College Promise
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
College Search Database.com
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Hearing on non-traditional students
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
National Coalition for College Completion
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
Latino college completion: Florida
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Latino college completion: Texas
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Latino college completion: California
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Community college student survey
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
The adult learning gap: Why states need to change their policies toward adult learners
Education Trust, Inc
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
The education liason model
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs use data to make decisions
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Creating schools that work
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
NCHEMS information center
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Mathematics and science education in the states
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Helping adult learners make the transition to postsecondary education
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Catching the Dream
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Knowhow2go.org
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Dream it! Do it!
College Access: Indiana
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Yes, you can: A guide to establishing mentoring programs to prepare youth for college
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Promising practices for community college developmental education
A Better Chance.org
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
National Council of La Raza
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Indiana campus compact
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
All Kinds of Minds
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
College access and success state data
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Community colleges under stress
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
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
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
The future of middle-skill jobs
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
"Careers for the future" education program
The future workforce of Indiana
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Making high school students into "college material"
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
High school remediation
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Complete College America
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
College Savings Foundation
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Global Skills for Global Completion
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
A developmental perspective on workplace readiness: Preparing high school students for success
Connected by 25: Financing policies and practices that support permanency for youth transitioning out of foster care
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
College choices for adults: Transparency by design
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Employer guide to adult education for work: Transforming adult eduction to build a skilled workforce
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
California State University: Early assessment program
Measuring up 2008
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
International Benchmarking Toolkit
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
The public realities of private student loans
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Paving the road to college: How school counselors help students succeed
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
HomeworkSpot
West Valley College: Study Skills
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Remedial and developmental education at Ivy Tech
College For Every Student
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Indiana college success coalition
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Science and mathematics education indicators
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
Center for Law and Social Policy
Skills2Compete
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Condition of education 2008
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Engaging parents in education: Lessons from five parental information and resource centers
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
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
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Postsecondary Access and Success
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Who graduates in California?
The Mind Trust
Ohio's career development program
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
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
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
EPAS® Meets unique needs of GEAR UP programs
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Homework helper: Help your child take control
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Incorporating ACT scores into your statewide assessment
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
E4Me Ohio
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Project Mentor
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
School Redesign Network
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Middle Start
Turning Points
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Just for the kids
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Engaging students, challenging the odds
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Citizen Schools
Foundation for excellent schools
Puente Project
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Building a strong community partnership
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
What keeps children in foster care from succeeding in school? Views of early adolescents and the adults in their lives
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Adult learners and state policy
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Access to the future: Preparing college students with disabilities for careers
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Lumina Foundation for Education
National college access network
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Latino youth and the pathway to college
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Ohio early college high school initiative
National High School Center
National inventory of academic pathways
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Pathways to college access and success
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
SREB/Go Alliance
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Postsecondary success
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Understanding the common core state standards
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Effective dropout prevention and recovery: State dropout policy profiles
Expanding the mission: Community colleges and the functions of workforce intermediaries
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Closing the expectations gap 2011
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
The degree qualifications profile
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
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
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Think College Indiana!
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Mobility makers
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
Western Policy Exchanges
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Information constraints and financial aid policy
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Common Core implementation workbook
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
College and career development organizer