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Author(s):Mundel, D
Title:Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Source:http://www.brookings.edu/papers/2008/~/media/Fi...
Date:2008
Organization:Brookings Institution
Short Description:This papaer assesses the effectiveness of the Pell Grant program and whether funding changes improve college-going and completion rates of lower-income students.
Annotation:This papaer assesses the effectiveness of the Pell Grant program and whether funding changes improve college-going and completion rates of lower-income students. Relatively little research exists to support the widely held belief that this program and others like it increase postsecondary participation by low-income students.
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PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
The student debt crisis
Trends in student aid 2012
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
How youth plan to fund college
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Financial education in TRIO programs
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Postsecondary success
Driving innovation: How six states are organizing to improve outcomes in developmental education
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Gender inequalities in education
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
HBCU distance learning 2010
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Developmental education in community colleges
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Grading student loans
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
What we know about dual enrollment
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
NASSGAP - National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs: State data quick check
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Operation College Promise
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
No merit in these scholarships
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
The role of student loans in college access
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Documenting the shift to merit
The art of student retention
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Miles to go: Louisiana
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
KnowHow2GO
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Opening Doors project publications
Returning to our roots: Student access
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Latinos in graduate education
Engaging students, challenging the odds
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
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
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Parent primer on career exploration
Orphan Foundation of America
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Low-income students and college success: More than money
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
College planning resource directory
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Who graduates in California?
The Sallie Mae Fund
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
The national articulation and transfer network
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
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Project on student debt: State by state data
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
New England Journal of Higher Education
Anderson University: ADVANCE
McNair scholar handbook
For every 100 girls...
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
38th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2006-2007 Academic year
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
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
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
College readiness for all toolbox
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
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)
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Trends in college pricing 2009
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Official cohort default rates for schools
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Targeting of student aid programs according to financial need
The public realities of private student loans
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Gateway to College
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
USA Funds Unlock the Future
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Trends in college pricing 2008
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Latinos in undergraduate education
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Accelerated learning for all
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Alabama education quick facts 2007
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Catching the Dream
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Do merit scholarships promote college access? Evidence from two states
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
The debt explosion among college graduates
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Correctional education facts
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
National Center for College Costs
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Trends in college pricing 2006
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Institutional graduation rate for 1985 entering cohorts
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Cal-SOAP
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
NCHEMS information center
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Does public funding for higher education matter?
State of college admission 2007
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Military money for college: Mainly a fantasy
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Taxing matters
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Trends in student aid 2003
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
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
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
USA Funds
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
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
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
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
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
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Student debt and the class of 2010
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Ramp-up to Readiness
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
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
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
2012 Education appropriations guide
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Prison vs. Princeton
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
The degree qualifications profile
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Closing the gap between high school and college
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
The condition of education 2011
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Improving community college success
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Steps taken on the path forward
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
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
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
YourWordsToday.org
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Does money matter?
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
CollegeFish.org
College Savings Foundation
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Student debt and the class of 2011
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
The connection between health and high school dropout
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
The value of value-added data
Growing What Works Database
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Federal School Code List
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
International Education Financial Aid: International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
College completion toolkit
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Trends in college pricing 2010
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
The undereducated American
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
The Division III financial aid reporting program: Review results 2005-06 through 2010-11: Executive summary
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
College Affordability and Transparency Center
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Why is college so expensive?
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
CollegeMeasures.org
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Improving the odds for failing schools
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Latino college completion in 50 states
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
How America pays for college 2012
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
The Future Ready Project
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Latino college completion: California
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Hearing on non-traditional students
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
EFC Formula, 2012-13
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Changes in Pell grant utilization at Indiana Title IV institutions from 1992 to 2003
Data sources for improving college access and success
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Financing higher education
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Public attitudes on higher education
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Access to the future: Preparing college students with disabilities for careers
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Vocational mentoring: An experience-based career mentoring program for high school juniors and seniors at risk of not graduating
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
Projections of education statistics to 2014
Indiana dollars for scholars
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Trends in student aid 2005
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Meeting the access challenge: Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Fast track to college: Increasing postsecondary success for all students
Measuring up 2004
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
College success programs
EducationQuest
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Evaluation summary: Montgomery GI bill program, Montgomery GI bill - selected reserve program, survivors' and dependents' educational assistance program
GI bill: A reality check
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Bridge Partnership
Pell grant shares of undergraduate enrollments
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
The state of college affordability in Indiana
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
College access: From the inside out
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
American Indian higher education consortium
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
What every student should know about federal aid
National Urban League Scholarships
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Reflections on college access and persistence
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Percent receiving federal financial aid and average amount per recipient
Colorado Reports
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
How much debt is too much? Definting benchmarks for manageable student debt
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Break down the bill: What's it going to cost?
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Mission: Possible!
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
College: Making It Happen
College Access: Indiana
Finding the right college for you
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
How do I pay for college?
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Measuring up 2008
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Think college? Me? Now?
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
YouthBuild USA
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
NASFAA's cash for college
Student debt and the class of 2007
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
The academics athletics trade-off: Universities and intercollegiate athletics
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
In pursuit of post-secondary education: Whether and when to go on
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
College.gov
Diverse issues in higher education
Skills2Compete
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
College For Every Student
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Ron Brown Scholar Program
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Windows on achievement and inequality
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Postsecondary Access and Success
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
School Redesign Network
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
Retooling career and technical education
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
College Board scholarship search
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
The Kalamazoo Promise
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Get-recruited.com
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Explaining financial aid
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
College is affordable: A pilot study
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Trends in college pricing 2012
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
IBRinfo.org
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Breaking through: Factsheet
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
A Better Chance.org
National dropout prevention center for students with disabilities
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
Best Business Schools
The real technology challenge
Pacific Northwest scholarship guide - online
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Purdue opportunity awards program
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
Trends in student aid 2007
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Indiana campus compact
Accelerated developmental education project
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Student loans and public accountability
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
High school dropouts in America
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Higher education accountability for student learning
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
More student success: A systemic solution
The education success program
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
SEG Scholarship Program
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Indiana college success coalition
Ed Fund
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Back to College (Back2College)
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Economic state of young America
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Institutional aid survey
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
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
2009 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Sexual orientation and outcomes in college
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Finishing high school: Alternative pathways and dropout recovery
Transfer and articulation: Paving the way to degree completion
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Field guide for improving student success
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Survey of Canadian career college students: Phase II -- In-school student survey
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
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
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
The Millennium Foundation Bursary in Manitoba: Exploring Its impact
FinAid: Student loan advisor - Master's students
The feasibility of streamlining aid for college through the tax system
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
OEDb Online Education Database
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
College tools for schools
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Flexible learning options for adult students
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Loan forgivness for public service employees
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Montgomery GI bill - active duty
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Costs, prices, and affordability
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Latinos in secondary education
What works for Latino students
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Adventures in Education - High School (English and Spanish Versions)
Price isn't the only consideration: Look beyond the cost side of the equation
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Graduate Retention Program
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Earnings by attainment
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Stats Indiana
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Just for the kids
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Education and incarceration
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Education and the economy: An indicators report
High hopes, big debts
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Center for Student Opportunity
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Indian students and college preparation
Career academies: Impacts on students' engagement and performance in high school
A profile of the American high school sophomore in 2002
Peak experiences
Trends in student aid 2006
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Foundation for excellent schools
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Indiana dollars for scholars (presentation)
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
SMASH Academy
College Goal Sunday
Indiana family college savings program
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Effective college transition planning for students with learning disabilities: What does the research tell us?
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
CollegeSummit.org
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Our impoverished view of education reform
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Admission possible
Forum guide to education indicators
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Grappling with the access problem
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Federal student aid for counselors
En route to the baccalaureate: Community college student outcomes
GI blues
Detailed information on the Montgomery GI bill - veterans education benefits assessment
Publications by Sean-Michael Green
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
National association of state approving agencies
Income contingent repayment plan
Contending with financial inequality
Access and persistence: Spring 2006
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
InternationalScholarships.com
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Trends in college pricing 2003
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Educational attainment of the population 25 years and over, by state
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Indicators of opportunity in higher education
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Learning to earn
Is access to college in jeopardy in the west? Projections of high school graduates to 2012
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
CollegeCosts.info
Early commitment financial aid programs
Lumina Foundation for Education
Early college high school initiative
GEAR UP
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Foster youth: Funding for college
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Do and should financial aid packages affect students' college choices?
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
College application week: A toolkit for increasing access to higher education
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
College Search Database.com
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Leveraging data for college completion
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Redefining your success: The role of adolescent connectedness in demonstrating mentoring impact
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Early warning indicator systems
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
You can go! Educator resources
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Assessing deeper learning
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The global gender gap index: 2011
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
What is "career ready"?
Repository of resources for undocumented students
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
College hopes and worries survey
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
On the road to success
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
Why access matters: The community college student body
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Know before you owe (student loans)
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
The US STEM education model (simulation)
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
A detection model of college withdrawal
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Community college student survey
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Latino college completion: Texas
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Student lending's failing grade
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Latino college completion: Florida
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
INSPIRED 2 IMPACT!
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Understanding the working college student
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
The new net price calculator for college website
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Grantmakers for Education
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Community College 2.0
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Indiana's Cash for College
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Making graduation a priority
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
Metrics for improving cost accountability
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
College readiness issue brief: Using data to improve educational outcomes
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Global Skills for Global Completion
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Student debt 101
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
The effects of public support on college attainment
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
National and regional accreditation information
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
The first year of high school
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Adult college completion toolkit
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
An examination of the information technology job market
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Common measures for college access and success
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
2012 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report