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Author(s):McKinsey & Company
Title:The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Organization:McKinsey & Company
Short Description:This report is designed to shed light on the price of current educational practices. The report finds that the underutilization of human potential in the United States is extremely costly to both individuals and the economy as a whole.
Annotation:One focus of concern in the US has been the existence of an achievement gap in education between certain groups of students and others. This report is designed to shed light on the price of current educational practices. The report finds that the underutilization of human potential in the United States is extremely costly to both individuals and the economy as a whole.
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Achievement Gap
Elementary School
Employment and Workforce Development
High School
International Perspectives
Low-Income Students
Middle School
National Perspectives
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development
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This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Which achievement gap?
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
School funding's tragic flaw
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
The National Indian Education Study
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
The Breakthrough High School project
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
A new way on school integration
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Earnings by attainment
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Campaign for High School Equity
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
The worst of times: Children in extreme poverty in the South and nation
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
California District Report Cards
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
The global gender gap index: 2011
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Who are America's poor children: The official story
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
National Council of La Raza
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Transforming education in America
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Projections of education statistics to 2018
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Colorado Reports
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Education Trust, Inc
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Complete College America
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Mobility makers
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
The condition of education 2011
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Educational Policy Improvement Center
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Afterschool Alliance
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Latino college completion: State series
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Retooling career and technical education
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Achievement in America
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Dispelling the myth - online
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
NCHEMS information center
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
The hidden costs of community colleges
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
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
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Minority student achievement network
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Dual enrollment of high school students at postsecondary institutions: 2002-03
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Community college enrollment
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
White students are racially isolated
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Learning in a new key
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
The national articulation and transfer network
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Parsing the achievement gap II
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Condition of education 2008
SREB Factbook on higher education
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
What educators should learn from ER
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Kids Count Data Center
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
College InSight
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
College access and success state data
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Gold Star School Counseling
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Catching the Dream
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Education and incarceration
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
First generation college students: A literature review
The family: America's smallest school
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
An historical overview of revenues and expenditures for public elementary and secondary education, by state: Fiscal years 1990-2002
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Raising boys' achievement
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Rising by Degrees
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Ten facts about the recovery
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Latino college completion: Texas
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
The impact of teacher experience
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Hidden benefits: The impact of high school graduation on household income
American student achievement institute
Middle-class schools for all
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Gateway to College
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
National Center on Education and the Economy
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
The real technology challenge
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Returning to our roots: Student access
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Latino youth and the pathway to college
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
What's wrong with guys?
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Young workers: A lost decade
The state of learning disabilities 2009
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
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)
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
AYP results for 2010-11
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
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
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Trends in student aid 2012
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Steps taken on the path forward
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Trends in student aid 2011
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Latino college completion: California
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
College readiness and high school-to-college success
How do American students measure up? Making sense of international comparisons
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Study of the effectiveness and efficiency of charter schools in Indiana
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Is more better? The impact of postsecondary education on the social and economic well-being of American society
Latinos in secondary education
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
A Better Chance.org
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
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)
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
State of adult literacy
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
The knowledge we need about race and racism
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
The nation's dropout crisis: Indiana's tool-box to help students succeed
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Foundation for excellent schools
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Gender gap grows
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Washington Data and Reports
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Center for native education
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
McNair scholar handbook
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
The future workforce of Indiana
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Hoosiers on Jupiter
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Stats Indiana
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Shifting trends in special education
Gallup student poll national report
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
The great unraveling: A portrait of the middle class
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
I-STEM Resource Network
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
School relationships foster success for African American students
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
Recent STEM initiatives
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
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
Mapping state proficiency standards onto NAEP scales: 2005-2007
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
A balance sheet at 30 months: How the great recession has changed life in America
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Condition of Education 2009
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Why access matters: The community college student body
The end of the segregated century: Racial separation in America's neighborhoods, 1890-2010
On her majesty's school inspection service
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Chidren's Budget 2010
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
Fixing No Child Left Behind
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
The Workforce Alliance
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
BC AVID: Early implementation report
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Rural America at a glance (2003)
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
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
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
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
Education and economic mobility
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
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Access and participation profiles
Lesser and greater expectations: The wasted senior year and college-level study in high school
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
National College Access Program Directory
Adolescent literacy
Prison vs. Princeton
Boosting college completion for a new economy
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Latino college completion in 50 states
Research support for school counseling
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
No end in sight? The long term youth jobs gap and what it means for America
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
Latino college completion: Florida
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
A portrait of school improvement grantees
An examination of the information technology job market
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
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
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
College Board swing state education survey
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Engaging students, challenging the odds
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
The competitiveness index: Where America stands
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Leading by example
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
The future at work: Trends and implications
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
College is possible
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Measuring up 2004
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
One in 100: Behind bars in America 2008
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Understanding high school graduation rates (updated): National and state-specific information
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Student-to-counselor ratios 2006
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
The rise of college student borrowing
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
The Center for Public Education
High school remediation
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
How much are college students borrowing?
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Integration defended: Berkley Unified's strategy to maintain school diversity
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
What is "career ready"?
Improving community college success
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
The condition of college and career readiness 2010
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
A tool using data to inform a state early childhood agenda
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Estimating the number of jobs created or saved
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Expanded measures of school performance
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Women Employed
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Breakthrough Collaborative
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
Summer Search
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
College for all?
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Survey of Canadian career college students, phase III: Graduate survey
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Indiana Dual Credit Provider Directory
Indiana Business Research Center
Common core of data: Information on public schools and school districts in Indiana
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
The American diploma project: Overview of research
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
The Indiana workforce: An employer's perspective
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
College access: From the inside out
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
The graduation gap: Using promoting power to examine the number and characteristics of high schools with high and low graduation rates in the nation and in each state
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Alabama education quick facts 2007
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
What works for Latino students
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
Indiana Core Transfer Library
Access to success initiative
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Aligning high school graduation requirements with the real world: A road map for states
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Orphan Foundation of America
Encouraging girls in math and science
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Diverse issues in higher education
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Workforce development economics 101: State by state snapshots
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
ED Data Express
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
First-time Kindergartners in 2010-11: First findings from the Kindergarten rounds of the early childhood longitudinal study, Kindergarten class of 2010-11
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
The forgotten choice? Rethinking magnet schools in a changing landscape
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Project U-turn
Dual credit in Indiana: Policy barriers identified by the CELL high school-to-college transition project
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Value of a college education (calculator)
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
The accountability illusion
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
The Condition of Education 2010
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Wealth gaps rise to record highs between whites, blacks, and hispanics
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Understanding the common core state standards
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
Pathways to college access and success
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Voices in urban education
Education counts
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Rural education at a glance
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
The adult learning gap: Why states need to change their policies toward adult learners
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Getting honest about grad rates: How states play the numbers and students lose
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Just for the kids
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Public schools and economic development: What the research shows
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Institute for Educational Leadership
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Workers need training, not tough talk
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Status of education in rural America
Measuring up 2006
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
American FactFinder
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
National inventory of academic pathways
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Multiple pathways and state policy: Toward education and training beyond high school
Do grants matter?
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
The career pathways how-to guide
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
College learning for the new global century
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Entering kindergarten: A portrait of American children when they begin school
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Digest of Education Statistics
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Helping Teens Succeed
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
More information on the methodology, data, and terms used in the AP dropout factory story
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
Early intervention program and college partnerships
New England Journal of Higher Education
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
State of college readiness for Latino students
Office of Indian education programs
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Ohio's career development program
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Teacher salaries and benefits: 2003-08
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
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
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Schools, skills, and synapses
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Western Policy Exchanges
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Statewide aid policies to improve college a