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Author(s):Keaton, E
Title:Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Organization:Center for Policy Entrepreneurship
Short Description:Each year 65,000 undocumented immigrant students graduate from American high schools, but are unable to attend college. This report examines a bipartisan legislative proposal – tuition equity – that seeks to improve educational opportunities for qualified, but undocumented, high school graduates.
Annotation:Each year 65,000 undocumented immigrant students graduate from American high schools, but are unable to attend college. This report examines a bipartisan legislative proposal – tuition equity – that seeks to improve educational opportunities for qualified, but undocumented, high school graduates. Intended as a resource for lawmakers, educators and advocates, the report examines the context of the issue, analyzes federal and state tuition equity laws, summarizes arguments for and against the proposal, and provides Colorado specific information, including a recommendation for action.
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College Access
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students
State-Level Information
Undocumented Immigrant/Immigrant/Migrant Students

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College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Measuring up 2008
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Insuring college failure risk
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
The economic case for higher education
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
SREB State progress reports 2012
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Gender inequalities in education
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
The hidden costs of community colleges
Trends in student aid 2011
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Advocacy in action toolkit
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Growing What Works Database
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Campaign for High School Equity
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
How college pricing undermines financial aid
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
The achievement gap where you live
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Education Trust-West
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
The Condition of Education 2010
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
HBCU distance learning 2010
College planning for undocumented students
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
Why is college so expensive?
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
A Better Chance.org
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Ron Brown Scholar Program
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
College For Every Student
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Latinos in graduate education
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
College Access: Indiana
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Learning in a new key
Student loans and public accountability
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
NCHEMS information center
Education Trust, Inc
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
African American achievement in America
Latino achievement in America
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
State higher education finance: FY 2003
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Educational needs index
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Taxing matters
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
National Urban League Scholarships
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Trends in college pricing 2011
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
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
Latino college completion: California
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
The undereducated American
National Coalition for College Completion
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Student loan forgiveness programs
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Residence and migration for college freshmen for Indiana
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Is access to college in jeopardy in the west? Projections of high school graduates to 2012
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Higher education accountability for student learning
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
The Breakthrough High School project
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Student debt and the class of 2006
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Funding Gaps 2006
Digest of Education Statistics
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Immigration debate resources
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Condition of education 2008
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Parent primer on career exploration
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
The Kalamazoo Promise
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Student debt and the class of 2009
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
The impact of teacher experience
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Postsecondary success
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Center on Education and the Workforce
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Latino college completion: State series
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Trends in student aid 2010
Improving community college success
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
How much are college students borrowing?
Summer Search
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Gateway to College
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Student debt and the class of 2007
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
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
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
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
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Student debt and the class of 2008
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
ACE Online Information Center
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Trends in student aid 2009
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Does money matter? II
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
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
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
How youth plan to fund college
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
What educators should learn from ER
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Indiana's Cash for College
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Project U-turn
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
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
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Adult college completion toolkit
Student debt and the class of 2011
The student debt crisis
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Latino college completion: Texas
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Improving the odds for failing schools
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Cohort default rates in context
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Mobility makers
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
College Savings Foundation
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
High school remediation
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Complete College America
Family factors and student outcomes
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
The value of value-added data
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Think college? Me? Now?
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Trends in student aid 2008
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Community colleges under stress
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Education Equality Project
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Financial aid in theory and practice
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
La Plaza
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Closing the expectations gap 2011
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Which achievement gap?
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
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
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Center for native education
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Quality counts 2008
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Science and mathematics education indicators
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
State higher education finance: 2007
Adult Literacy Education In Immigrant Communities: Identifying Policy and Program Priorities for Helping Newcomers Learn English
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
School funding's tragic flaw
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
McNair scholar handbook
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Scholarships for Hispanics
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Costs, prices, and affordability
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Engaging students, challenging the odds
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Opportunities for expanding college bridge programs for out of school youth
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
College access and tax credits
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Educational opportunity for all?
What works for Latino students
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Washington Data and Reports
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Project on student debt: State by state data
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Improving math performance
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
National college access network
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Achievement in America
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Do and should financial aid packages affect students' college choices?
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
The art of student retention
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Documenting the shift to merit
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
El Puente Project
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Foundation for excellent schools
Toward resiliency: At-risk students who make it to college
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
The debt explosion among college graduates
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Trends in college pricing 2006
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
A few strings attached: State retention programs
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
Indian students and college preparation
Do merit scholarships promote college access? Evidence from two states
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Dispelling the myth - online
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Latino college completion in 50 states
Grading student loans
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Ramp-up to Readiness
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
Student debt and the class of 2010
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
How America pays for college 2012
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
College is affordable: A pilot study
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
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
California District Report Cards
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Bridging the gap between high school and college
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Financial aid for Native American students
High hopes, big debts
American Indian college fund
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
National College Access Program Directory
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
The dropout crisis: Promising approaches in prevention and recovery
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Center for Student Opportunity
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
Education and incarceration
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
A new way on school integration
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Merit aid and college access
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Contending with financial inequality
Puente Project
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
SMASH Academy
Preparate para la universidad: A college planning guide in Spanish for students in grades 9 through 12
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Project on student debt.org
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
Equal justice works: Loan repayment assistance programs for public interest lawyers
GI bill: A reality check
Unintended consequences of tuition discounting
Grappling with the access problem
Federal student aid for counselors
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
National Center for College Costs
Federal, state, and local roles supporting alternative education
Academic pathways to access and student success
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
American student achievement institute
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
School relationships foster success for African American students
Early commitment financial aid programs
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Lumina Foundation for Education
USA Funds
Student aid and postsecondary tax preferences: Limited research exists on the effectiveness of tools to assist students and families through Title IV student aid and tax preferences
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Designing a state student grant program: A framework for policy makers
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Meeting the access challenge: Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
No merit in these scholarships
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Reflecting on reconnecting males to higher education
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Immigrant students, urban high schools: The challenge continues
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Trends in college pricing 2003
Trends in student aid 2003
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
College success programs
National and state data
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Retooling career and technical education
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
College: Making It Happen
Developing your vision while attending college
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
African American students and U.S. high schools
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
What's wrong with guys?
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Opening Doors project publications
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Community college enrollment
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Mission: Possible!
Low income student scholarships
Latinos in undergraduate education
Latinos in secondary education
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Recent STEM initiatives
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
State fiscal crises and cuts in higher education: The implications for access, institutional performance, and strategic reengineering
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Facts about college access and affordability
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
What every college access practitioner should know: About the needs of latino students and their families
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Back to College (Back2College)
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Center for Law and Social Policy
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Federal Education Budget Project
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Education Finance Council
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Starfish Initiative
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Academic competitiveness grants
The Sallie Mae Fund
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Community college fast facts
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Trends in student aid 2007
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Access to success initiative
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for counselors and educators
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Why these students? Reasons to help undocumented students
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
The rise of college student borrowing
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Transfer and articulation policies
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
The College Completion Agenda
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
What are examples of state legislation focused on high school dropout prevention?
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Afterschool Alliance
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Shifting trends in special education
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Federal student aid formula: Cost-of-living adjustment could increase aid to a small percentage of students in high-cost areas but could also further complicate aid process
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
The future workforce of Indiana
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Indiana by the numbers
College tools for schools
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Advanced placement subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
Indiana higher education facts
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Study of the effectiveness and efficiency of charter schools in Indiana
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West: 2009-10
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Off to College.com
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
The effects of public support on college attainment
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
The connection between health and high school dropout
Student debt 101
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Indiana Dual Credit Provider Directory
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
What is "career ready"?
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Trends in college pricing 2012
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of mentoring in college access and success
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
The Future Ready Project
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Prison vs. Princeton
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Children of immigrants: The changing face of metropolitan America
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Hispanic poverty rate highest in new supplemental census measure
Dual credit in Indiana: Policy barriers identified by the CELL high school-to-college transition project
Federal School Code List
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
State policies on homeschooling
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
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Canadians’ attitudes towards financing postsecondary education: Who should pay and how?
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Still a freshman: Examining the prevalence and characteristics of ninth-grade retention across six states
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Does money matter?
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Trends in college pricing 2009
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
A shared agenda: Action alert for school superintendents & middle & high school principals
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Addressing study error in the random assignment national evaluation of Upward Bound: Do the conclusions change?
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Rising by Degrees
Higher Education Price Index (HEPI)
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Chasing the high school graduation rate: Getting the data we need and using it right
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Flexible learning options for adult students
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Indiana Next: A guide to life after high school
OEDb Online Education Database
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Facts for education advocates
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Loan forgivness for public service employees
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
YouthBuild USA
State future workforce gap summaries
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008