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Author(s):American Council on Education
Title:Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Organization:American Council on Education
Short Description:This report examines ways that colleges and universities can more effectively address the factors that drive older adults to postsecondary education. Ways to broaden this group's postsecondary participation and ways that colleges and universities could work collaboratively, creatively, and resourcefully with other sectors to meet older adults' educational needs are discussed.
Annotation:ACE's two-year research project, Reinvesting in the Third Age: Older Adults and Higher Education addresses questions related to postsecondary participation for older Americans in its new and final report, Mapping New Directions: Higher Education for Older Adults. This report examines ways that colleges and universities can more effectively address the factors that drive older adults to postsecondary education. Ways to broaden this group's postsecondary participation and ways that colleges and universities could work collaboratively, creatively, and resourcefully with other sectors to meet older adults' educational needs are discussed.
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Adult Students
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Non-traditional Students
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development

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Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
UA Adult Focus
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
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
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
National Council of La Raza
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Postsecondary Access and Success
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Economic mobility of black and white families
Workers need training, not tough talk
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Flexible learning options for adult students
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
National Center on Education and the Economy
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Getting ready for success: Bridging the gap between high school and college in Tacoma, Washington
An examination of the information technology job market
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Cracking the credit hour
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
Adult college completion toolkit
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
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
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Innovation in higher education: Public opinion survey results
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
What is "career ready"?
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Center for Law and Social Policy
Diverse issues in higher education
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Condition of education 2008
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
McNair scholar handbook
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
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Earnings by attainment
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Opportunity in America: The role of education
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Accelerated developmental education project
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
NCHEMS information center
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Educational needs index
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Solutions for our future.org
Gender gap grows
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Indiana State Profile
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Diversity and the college curriculum: How colleges and universities are preparing students for a changing world
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
A detection model of college withdrawal
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Latino college completion: State series
Community college student survey
Developmental education in community colleges
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
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)
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
The condition of education 2011
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Scaling community college interventions
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
The global gender gap index: 2011
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Women Employed
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
ACE Online Information Center
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Complete College America
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
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
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Are student employment and academic success linked?
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
The workplace realities
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
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
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
A paradox of education progress
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Transparency by design
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Insuring college failure risk
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
State outlook: Fiscal and state policy issues affecting postsecondary education
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Time to Completion Web Site
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Leveraging data for college completion
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
National Coalition for College Completion
Gender inequalities in education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Latino college completion: Florida
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Adult College Completion Network
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Bridge program planning guide
How diversity affects teaching and learning
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Collegiate learning assessement project
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
The status of working families in Indiana: 2006 update
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
What's wrong with guys?
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Why community colleges?
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The career pathways how-to guide
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Stats Indiana
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
The Indiana workforce: An employer's perspective
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Moving into town - and moving on: The community college in the lives of traditional age students
Charting a new course for career and technical education
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
2002 State new economy index
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Measuring up 2006
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
First generation college students: A literature review
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Is more better? The impact of postsecondary education on the social and economic well-being of American society
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Access and persistence: Findings from 10 years of longitudinal research on students
The adult learning gap: Why states need to change their policies toward adult learners
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Access to success initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
The national articulation and transfer network
School Redesign Network
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Career planning and employment strategies for postsecondary students with disabilities
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education and public safety
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
The male achievement gap in Indiana
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
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Education and economic mobility
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Education and economic competitiveness
Businesses to advocate for two-year colleges
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The future workforce of Indiana
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
New measures of student success in public higher education
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
I-STEM Resource Network
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
Assuring academic quality in the 21st century: Self-regulation in a new era
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
The current health and future well-being of the American research university
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Teaching and learning in large classes at Ontario Universities
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
5 Education factors in focus
2012 SREB Annual Report
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Building a new AAU: The case for redefining higher education excellence
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
Grapevine, Fiscal Year 2011-12
Western Policy Exchanges
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Adolescent literacy
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
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Indiana University: Adult Student Resources
New England Journal of Higher Education
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
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
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
Commission to Build a Healthier America
State education activities to support mission growth
Value of a college education (calculator)
College access and success state data
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Indiana by the numbers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Enrollment status and outcomes
Strategic directions in Indiana education
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Who graduates in California?
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Boomers, Gen-Xers, and Millennials: Understanding the new students
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Virtual schools and 21st century skills
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Retooling career and technical education
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
The American diploma project: Overview of research
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
College success programs
Learning in the fast lane: Adult learners’ persistence and success in accelerated college programs
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
What’s wrong with the guys
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
The promise and practice of prison programming
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Investing in America's future
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Adult persistence and success in higher education: A brief annotated bibliography of online resources
Data sources for improving college access and success
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Adult learners and state policy
Network news: Focus on technology's impact on postsecondary education
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
En route to the baccalaureate: Community college student outcomes
Does public funding for higher education matter?
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Prison education program participation and recidivism: A test of the normalization hypothesis
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Homeschooled adults: Are they ready for college
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
Fact book bulletin: College degrees benefit states and individuals significantly
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Graduate Retention Program
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Nontraditional undergraduates
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
No county left behind: The persistence of educational deprivation in Indiana
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Engaging students, challenging the odds
What works for Latino students
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
For better science, just add color
Where are the Black scientists?
Accelerated learning for all
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Student success in higher education
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Closing the gap between high school and college
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
HBCU distance learning 2010
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Latino college completion: California
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
The digital revolution and higher education: College presidents, public differ on value of online education
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Accomodating student veterans with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder: Tips for campus faculty and staff
The College Match Program
Ten facts about the recovery
Latino college completion: Texas
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
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
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Five ways education pays initiative
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Considerations for state colleges and universities in a post-recession America
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Community college advocacy factsheet
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Financial education in TRIO programs
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Field guide for improving student success
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Young workers: A lost decade
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Transfer and articulation: Paving the way to degree completion
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
How much are college students borrowing?
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
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
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges
Trends in the higher education labor force: Identifying changes in worker composition and productivity
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
2010 Deposits/confirmed students as of May 1 at four-year institutions
The Condition of Education 2010
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Global Skills for Global Completion
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
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
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
The College Completion Agenda
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
National Center for Academic Transformation
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports