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Author(s):Education Trust
Title:Education watch 2009
Organization:Education Trust
Short Description:The Education Trust's Education Watch series assembles some of the most critical indicators of student achievement, attainment, and opportunity, providing a state-by-state snapshot of public education in America.
Annotation:The Education Trust's Education Watch series assembles some of the most critical indicators of student achievement, attainment, and opportunity, providing a state-by-state snapshot of public education in America. The data in these reports and the accompanying "quick look" chart mark the starting line in America's "Race to the Top" - the federal effort to provoke bold, enduring progress in education.
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Achievement Gap
Elementary School
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
National Perspectives
Preparation/College Readiness
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State Report Generators
State-Level Information
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State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Gold Star School Counseling
College InSight
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
College access and success state data
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Which achievement gap?
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
The impact of teacher experience
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Closing the expectations gap 2011
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
School funding's tragic flaw
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Raising boys' achievement
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Washington Data and Reports
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Bridging the gap between high school and college
CPS: A leader in AP growth
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Recent STEM initiatives
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Minority student achievement network
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
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
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
NCHEMS information center
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Measuring up 2006
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Success for All Foundation
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Foundation for excellent schools
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
School relationships foster success for African American students
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
The segregation of American teachers
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Talent Development High Schools
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
A new way on school integration
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
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Indian students and college preparation
National College Access Program Directory
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
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
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Latinos in secondary education
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Helping Teens Succeed
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
The family: America's smallest school
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
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
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
School Redesign Network
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Improving math performance
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Starfish Initiative
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
White students are racially isolated
A Better Chance.org
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
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
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
The worst of times: Children in extreme poverty in the South and nation
Understanding the common core state standards
Teacher salaries and benefits: 2003-08
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Gateway to College
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Complete College America
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
High school remediation
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Kids Count Data Center
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Shifting trends in special education
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Latino college completion: Texas
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
The hidden costs of community colleges
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Effective instructional strategies
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Who are America's poor children: The official story
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Study of the effectiveness and efficiency of charter schools in Indiana
College tools for schools
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
State future workforce gap summaries
The future workforce of Indiana
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
SREB Factbook on higher education
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
How do American students measure up? Making sense of international comparisons
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Education pays 2010
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Update on Indiana school referrenda
The US STEM education model (simulation)
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Parents' guide to student success
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Research support for school counseling
Latino college completion: Florida
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Encouraging girls in math and science
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
Middle-class schools for all
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Student-to-counselor ratios 2006
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Value-added analysis and education policy
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
McNair scholar handbook
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Strategic directions in Indiana education
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
New England Journal of Higher Education
College For Every Student
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Community college enrollment
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
State of college readiness for Latino students
Access to success initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Expanding learning time in high schools
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
What works for Latino students
Standards for quality online teaching
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
An historical overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state: Fiscal years 1990-2002
A voice from the middle
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Educational equity center at AED
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Making middle grades work
Middle Start
Access and participation profiles
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Strategic instruction model
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Catching the Dream
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Voices in urban education
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Just for the kids
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
National college access network
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
First generation college students: A literature review
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Academic pathways to access and student success
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Gender gap grows
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Education counts
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Transforming education in America
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Parents want to know
Ramp-up to Readiness
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
AYP results for 2010-11
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Latino college completion: California
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
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
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
National High School Center
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the common core of data: School years 2001-02 and 2002-03
Pathways to college access and success
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2004
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Project GRAD
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
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
A teacher like me: Does race, ethnicity, or gender matter
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
The state of college affordability in Indiana
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Courses count: Preparing students for postsecondary success
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
School counselors by state, 2002
Indiana Core 40 Scholars Initiative fact sheet
TRIO Programs
Staying on course: Standards based reform in America's schools
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
NAEP state profiles: The nation's report card
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Getting honest about grad rates: How states play the numbers and students lose
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
Joint platform for education reform
Education and incarceration
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Common core of data: Information on public schools and school districts in Indiana
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
The state of preschool 2005: State preschool yearbook
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
Residence and migration for college freshmen for Indiana
Hoosiers on Jupiter
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Academic pathway inventories
Turning Points
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
Office of Indian education programs
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Center for Student Opportunity
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
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
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Returning to our roots: Student access
Entering kindergarten: A portrait of American children when they begin school
Understanding high school graduation rates (updated): National and state-specific information
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Differential grading standards among high schools
Employees in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2005 and saleries of full-time instructional faculty, 2005-06
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Latinos in elementary education
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
College Access: Indiana
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center
Sustaining focus on secondary school reading: Lessons and recommendations from the Alabama reading initiative
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
EPAS®: A system that works
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
What kind of test preparation is best?
National Council of La Raza
An early report on comprehensive high school conversions
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
More information on the methodology, data, and terms used in the AP dropout factory story
The national articulation and transfer network
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Retooling career and technical education
ACT high school profile report: The graduation class of 2007 (Indiana)
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Status of education in rural America
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Rethinking high school: Five profiles of innovative models for student success
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Learn and Serve America
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Center for Law and Social Policy
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Economic state of young America
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Center for native education
Education's best kept secret
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Economic mobility project
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
ESEA Briefing Book
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
The condition of education in brief: 2005
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Chidren's Budget 2010
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
ED Data Express
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
RTI classification tool and resource locator
SREB/Go Alliance
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Child trends: Education
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
Summer Search
National Center for Summer Learning
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Gallup student poll national report
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
The future of middle-skill jobs
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Community colleges under stress
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Indiana's Cash for College
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Maximum P-12 class size policies
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Supplemental educational services non-regulatory guidance
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
2009 ACT National and State Scores
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Mapping state proficiency standards onto NAEP scales: 2005-2007
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
The Center for Public Education
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Gauging the gaps: A deeper look at student achievement
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
On her majesty's school inspection service
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Latino college completion in 50 states
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
The condition of college and career readiness 2011
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
The College Match Program
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
The road to high-quality early education
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Adolescent literacy
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Advocacy in action toolkit
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Survey Of Secondary School Students
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Background and context for equity audits
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Creating a college-going culture for English-language learners
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Retaining teacher talent: The view from Generation Y
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
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
End-of-course exams: A growing trend in high school-level assessments
Condition of Education 2009
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Why students drop out of school: A review of 25 years of research
Trends in the use of school choice: 1993-2007
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
Building a college culture: Needs, goals, principles. and a case study
Advanced placement subcommittee: Policy barriers identified
Trends in college pricing 2008
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
"Careers for the future" education program
Indiana by the numbers
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy (NOSCA)
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
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
The accountability illusion
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Improving accountability in public education
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Assessing patterns of resource distribution: An online tool to analyze school district budgeting
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Preparation for college admissions exams
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
NCES Search for Schools, Colleges, and Libraries
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Teacher and staff activities to create a college-going culture
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
Family firsts: Reach for your dreams
Common Core State Standards Initiative
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Indiana Dual Credit Provider Directory
Project U-turn
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Building an early childhood professional development system
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Student victimization in U.S. schools: Results from the 2007 school crime supplement to the national crime victimization survey
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
Response to Intervention policy
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
The College Completion Agenda
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
2010 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
The high school senior class of 2003-04: Steps toward postsecondary enrollment
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Closing the gap between high school and college
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Database of Indiana school referenda
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Improving community college success
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Numbers and types of public elementary and secondary schools from the common core of data: School year 2009-10 first look
The Mind Trust
Career preparation curriculum
Ohio's career development program
Mental health in school and school improvement: Current status, concerns, and new directions
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
One in 100: Behind bars in America 2008
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Indiana campus compact
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
A college access contract
Orphan Foundation of America
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
Diverse issues in higher education
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
School reform and improvement database
For every 100 girls...
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Student debt and the class of 2006
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Creating a college-going culture guide
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
ACT high school profile report: National
Selected state data
The ASCA national model
Search Institute
Pathways to excellence
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Best practices and programs in career and technical education
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Distance education
Spanish services training guide
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Institute for Educational Leadership
Rigor at risk: Reaffirming quality in the high school core curriculum
Accelerated learning for all
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
NAEP state comparisons
Overview and inventory of state education reforms
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
The literacy of America's college students
The high school transcript study: A decade of change in curricula and achievement, 1990-2000
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
Underrepresented minorities shares of undergraduate enrollments
State of college admission 2007
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Prep for prep
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Dual enrollment of high school students at postsecondary institutions: 2002-03
Education reform resources
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Closing the achievement gap series part 1: Is Indiana ready for state-sponsored prekindergarten programs?
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Building the foundation for bright futures: Final report of the NGA task force on school readiness
College learning for the new global century
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Mathematics and science education in the states
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Education watch: Links to 2003 state summaries
Education watch: Links to 2004 state summaries
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Academic preparation and college success: Analysis of Indiana’s 2000 high school class
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Measuring up 2004
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
High school graduation rankings and rates for fifty states 2002
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Locating the dropout crisis: Which high schools produce the nation’s dropouts? Where are they located? Who attends them
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2003
Counselor ratios by state 2002
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Lumina Foundation for Education
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
College is possible
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Rural education at a glance
Indiana public school student population information
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Data sources for improving college access and success
When it comes to school, girls rule
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Ohio early college high school initiative
The college track: America's sorting machine
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Bridges to Success
Knowledge is power program
National Association of Street Schools
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 1: Review of current and proposed graduation indicators
Reforming education in Indiana: High achievers speak out
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Summary of Indiana policy environment to support and sustain early college high schools
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Quality counts at 10: A decade of standards-based education: Indiana
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Trends in college pricing 2011
Trends in student aid 2011
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
On the road to success
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Western Policy Exchanges
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
The role of mentoring in college access and success
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Measuring inequity in school funding
Expanded measures of school performance
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
The Future Ready Project
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
2011 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
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 College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Trends in student aid 2012
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
The economic case for higher education
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
What is "career ready"?
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Data quality campaign 2012 snapshot
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
The end of the segregated century: Racial separation in America's neighborhoods, 1890-2010
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
College Board swing state education survey
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
National inventory of academic pathways