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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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Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
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
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
A new way on school integration
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
School funding's tragic flaw
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Projections of education statistics to 2016
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
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?
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
School Redesign Network
The Breakthrough High School project
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Earnings by attainment
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
Educational opportunity for all?
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
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
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
California District Report Cards
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
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
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
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
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Colorado Reports
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Retooling career and technical education
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
National Council of La Raza
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Dispelling the myth - online
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
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
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
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
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Achievement in America
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Education Trust, Inc
NCHEMS information center
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Who are America's poor children: The official story
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Afterschool Alliance
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
The condition of education in brief: 2005
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Complete College America
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
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
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Educational Policy Improvement Center
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
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
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Latino college completion: State series
The condition of education 2011
Assets & opportunity scorecard
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Transforming education in America
Mobility makers
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
The global gender gap index: 2011
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
The hidden costs of community colleges
The state of learning disabilities 2009
SREB Factbook on higher education
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Parsing the achievement gap II
International Benchmarking Toolkit
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
College access and success state data
Gateway to College
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Young workers: A lost decade
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Early-college high school: Modest experiment or national movement?
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Rising by Degrees
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Gold Star School Counseling
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
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 and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
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
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
What educators should learn from ER
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
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
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
College InSight
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
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)
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
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Minority student achievement network
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
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
American student achievement institute
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
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
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
First generation college students: A literature review
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Catching the Dream
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Hidden benefits: The impact of high school graduation on household income
Education and incarceration
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Dual enrollment of high school students at postsecondary institutions: 2002-03
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
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
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Bridging the gap between high school and college
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Condition of education 2008
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
National Center on Education and the Economy
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
Middle-class schools for all
White students are racially isolated
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Raising boys' achievement
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The real technology challenge
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
The national articulation and transfer network
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
The family: America's smallest school
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Learning in a new key
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Community college enrollment
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Returning to our roots: Student access
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
What's wrong with guys?
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
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
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Kids Count Data Center
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
AYP results for 2010-11
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Ten facts about the recovery
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
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Latino college completion: Texas
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Closing the expectations gap 2011
The impact of teacher experience
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
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Steps taken on the path forward
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
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
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
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
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
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
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
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)
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
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
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
State of adult literacy
Latinos in secondary education
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
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 knowledge we need about race and racism
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
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
Washington Data and Reports
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Digest of education statistics: 2006
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Left behind by design: Proficiency counts and test-based accountability
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Rural America at a glance (2003)
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
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
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Center for native education
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Education and economic mobility
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
A Better Chance.org
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
McNair scholar handbook
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
The Workforce Alliance
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
I-STEM Resource Network
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Access and participation profiles
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Hoosiers on Jupiter
The nation's dropout crisis: Indiana's tool-box to help students succeed
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
National College Access Program Directory
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
OECD Programme for international student assessment
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
Recent STEM initiatives
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Stats Indiana
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Lesser and greater expectations: The wasted senior year and college-level study in high school
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
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
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
School relationships foster success for African American students
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
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
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Investment payoff: The benefits of a higher education in the Midwestern states
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Foundation for excellent schools
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Gender gap grows
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Condition of Education 2009
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
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
Chidren's Budget 2010
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
A balance sheet at 30 months: How the great recession has changed life in America
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
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Higher education budgets and the global recession
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Mapping state proficiency standards onto NAEP scales: 2005-2007
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Study of the effectiveness and efficiency of charter schools in Indiana
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
The future workforce of Indiana
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
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
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Gallup student poll national report
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
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
How do American students measure up? Making sense of international comparisons
Perspectives on the key K-12 legislation of 2009
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
No end in sight? The long term youth jobs gap and what it means for America
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
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
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Research support for school counseling
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Latino college completion: California
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Latino college completion: Florida
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Shifting trends in special education
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Adolescent literacy
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Prison vs. Princeton
Science and engineering indicators 2012
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
On her majesty's school inspection service
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Latino college completion in 50 states
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Why access matters: The community college student body
The end of the segregated century: Racial separation in America's neighborhoods, 1890-2010
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
The great unraveling: A portrait of the middle class
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Trends in student aid 2011
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Summer Search
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
The accountability illusion
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Value of a college education (calculator)
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The forgotten choice? Rethinking magnet schools in a changing landscape
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
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
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Evolving No Child Left Behind
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Schools, skills, and synapses
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
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
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
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
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Survey of Canadian career college students, phase III: Graduate survey
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
Integration defended: Berkley Unified's strategy to maintain school diversity
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Breakthrough Collaborative
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National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
The Center for Public Education
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
High school remediation
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
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
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
College for all?
The Condition of Education 2010
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Teacher salaries and benefits: 2003-08
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Understanding the common core state standards
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
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
ED Data Express
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
College Board AP Summary Reports: 2009
What does research say about 21st century skills?
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Indiana Dual Credit Provider Directory
Dual credit in Indiana: Policy barriers identified by the CELL high school-to-college transition project
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Project U-turn
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
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
Estimating the number of jobs created or saved
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
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The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Public schools and economic development: What the research shows
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2006
Pathways to college access and success
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Indiana Business Research Center
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Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
National inventory of academic pathways
Multiple pathways and state policy: Toward education and training beyond high school
Rural education at a glance
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
The adult learning gap: Why states need to change their policies toward adult learners
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
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
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
Getting honest about grad rates: How states play the numbers and students lose
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Do grants matter?
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
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
Measuring up 2004
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
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
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Voices in urban education
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
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
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
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
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
The future at work: Trends and implications
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
The competitiveness index: Where America stands
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
College learning for the new global century
Just for the kids
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
The career pathways how-to guide
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
American FactFinder
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Measuring up 2006
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
Common core of data: Information on public schools and school districts in Indiana
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
College access: From the inside out
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Office of Indian education programs
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
New England Journal of Higher Education
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Diverse issues in higher education
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
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)
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
Orphan Foundation of America
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Encouraging girls in math and science
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
Ohio's career development program
One in 100: Behind bars in America 2008
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Student-to-counselor ratios 2006
Workers need training, not tough talk
Aligning high school graduation requirements with the real world: A road map for states
Access to success initiative
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Indiana Core Transfer Library
More information on the methodology, data, and terms used in the AP dropout factory story
State of college readiness for Latino students
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Helping Teens Succeed
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Status of education in rural America
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
Leading by example
Institute for Educational Leadership
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Entering kindergarten: A portrait of American children when they begin school
Engaging students, challenging the odds
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
National defense education and innovation initiative: Meeting America's economic and security challenges in the twenty-first century
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
What works for Latino students
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Digest of Education Statistics
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Understanding high school graduation rates (updated): National and state-specific information
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Women Employed
Workforce development economics 101: State by state snapshots
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
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
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
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
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
College Board swing state education survey
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
A tool using data to inform a state early childhood agenda
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Western Policy Exchanges
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Improving community college success
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Wealth gaps rise to record highs between whites, blacks, and hispanics
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
2011 ACT national and state scores: State reports
Expanded measures of school performance
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
The rise of college student borrowing
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
What is "career ready"?
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
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
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
An examination of the information technology job market
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
EPAS®: A system that works
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
A voice from the middle
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Why community colleges?
The state of working America 2006/2007: Growth bypasses all but wealthiest few, wages stagnate despite rapid productivity growth
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Latinos in elementary education
Best practices and programs in career and technical education
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)