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Author(s):Campaign for High School Equity
Title:Campaign for High School Equity
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Organization:Campaign for High School Equity
Short Description:The Campaign for High School Equity is a diverse coalition of national organizations representing communities of color that believe high schools should have the capacity and motivation to prepare every student for graduation, college, work, and life.
Annotation:The Campaign for High School Equity is a diverse coalition of national organizations representing communities of color that believe high schools should have the capacity and motivation to prepare every student for graduation, college, work, and life. The Campaign for High School Equity seeks to: provide a unique and important perspective on federal and national education policy issues critical to high school reform; educate diverse communities about the need and options for serious reforms in high school education; and engage in strategic advocacy activities that mobilize constituencies to push for changes that produce positive outcomes for students of color and low-income students.
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Achievement Gap
Career Development
College Access
Educational Equity
High School
High School Graduation/Dropout Prevention
Low-Income Students
Minority/Race/Ethnicity
Policy
Preparation/College Readiness
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Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Measuring up 2008
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
New England Journal of Higher Education
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Kids2College
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
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
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
School relationships foster success for African American students
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
College is possible
National college access network
College access: From the inside out
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Knowledge is power program
Academic pathways to access and student success
Bridges to Success
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Cal-SOAP
High Tech High Foundation
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
National College Access Program Directory
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Middle Start
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Helping Teens Succeed
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
YMCA
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
African American students and U.S. high schools
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
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
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
A new way on school integration
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Preparing for college
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
A voice from the middle
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Knowhow2go.org
Improving math performance
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
College Access: Indiana
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Retooling career and technical education
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Access to success initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
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
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Education and incarceration
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Center for Student Opportunity
Indian students and college preparation
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
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Puente Project
Indianapolis urban league: Campaign for African American achievement
SMASH Academy
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
What works clearinghouse
State of college admission 2007
Bridge Partnership
Prep for prep
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
GEAR UP
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Our impoverished view of education reform
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
First generation college students: A literature review
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Locating the dropout crisis: Which high schools produce the nation’s dropouts? Where are they located? Who attends them
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Center for native education
The future of public education in New Orleans
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Condition of education 2008
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
State future workforce gap summaries
Community colleges under stress
College tools for schools
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
The Everyone Graduates Center
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Meeting the invention challenge
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
High school remediation
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
College InSight
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
College Greenlight
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
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
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Which achievement gap?
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Is school funding fair? A national report card
The condition of education in brief: 2005
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
The impact of teacher experience
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Transforming education in America
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
It can be done, it's being done, and here's how
StudentMentor.org
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
The condition of education 2011
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
National Coalition for College Completion
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Kids Count Data Center
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Parents' guide to student success
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
I Need a Pencil.com
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Closing the gap between high school and college
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Education pays 2010
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
America's private public schools
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
The nation's report card: Science 2011
College and career development organizer
On the road to success
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
Off the clock: What more time can (and can't) do for school turnarounds
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Latino college completion in 50 states
The connection between health and high school dropout
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Ready by 21
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Closing the expectations gap 2010
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Council for Exceptional Children
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
The National Indian Education Study
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Growing What Works Database
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
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
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
Making high school students into "college material"
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
National Center for Summer Learning
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
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
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
US Department of Labor Youth Services: Summaries of education models
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Facts for education advocates
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Communities in Schools
Commonwealth Corporation
Smaller Learning Communities Annotated Bibliography
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
I-STEM Resource Network
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Center for Law and Social Policy
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Economic mobility project
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Orphan Foundation of America
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
The Mind Trust
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Middle-class schools for all
Windows on achievement and inequality
Breaking through: Factsheet
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
What every college access practitioner should know about: The early college high school initiative – Indiana plans for the early college high school for science and technologies
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Fast track to college: Increasing postsecondary success for all students
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
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
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Big Picture Company
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Educational needs index
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Hoosiers on Jupiter
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
Citizen Schools
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Gender gap grows
Success for All Foundation
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Involving families in high school and college expectations
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Linking career/technical studies to broader high school reform
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
American Indian science and engineering society
American Indian higher education consortium
Office of Indian education programs
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Schools to watch
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
National Council of La Raza
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Focus on dropout factories: Associated press article spotlights low-performing high schools, draws criticism from many school officials
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Washington Data and Reports
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Dream it! Do it!
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Database of 21st century skills assessments
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Program helps at-risk students succeed
Digest of Education Statistics
Educational opportunity for all?
Institute for Educational Leadership
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Student African American Brotherhood
Your senior year
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Expanding learning time in high schools
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
What works for Latino students
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Career academy national standards of practice
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Economic diversity on campus
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Just for the kids
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Getting there–and beyond: Building a culture of college-going in high schools
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
EPAS®: A system that works
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
For better science, just add color
Leading by example
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
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
College access: A framework for systemic program development
No county left behind: The persistence of educational deprivation in Indiana
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Dropping out of high school and the place of career and technical education: A survival analysis of surviving high school
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
College: Making It Happen
Developing your vision while attending college
QualityCore™: Every student deserves to be ready for college
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Why community colleges?
College-bound or headed for workforce training: High school graduates need similar math, reading skills
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
ACT high school profile report: National
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Rethinking high school: Five profiles of innovative models for student success
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Pathways to excellence
Partnership for Learning
Campus visit checklist: How to make the most of the trip
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
How to Choose a College: A Guide for the Student with a Disability
My College Options
Project Mentor
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
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
Managing the transition to ninth grade in a comprehensive urban school
The first year of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Earnings by attainment
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
A college access contract
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Postsecondary Access and Success
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
What your community can do to end it's drop-out crisis: Learnings from research and practice
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Stats Indiana
Sloan career cornerstone center
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Small schools project
Hidden benefits: The impact of high school graduation on household income
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Results that matter: New technology high school at a glance
Native American culture: Education
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Dispelling the myth - online
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Indiana's high school diploma requirements
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Cristo Rey
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
National Urban League: Campaign for African American Achievement
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
ScholarShop
Closing the aspirations-attainment gap: Implications for high school reform
Peak experiences
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Boys and girls harbor
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
The nation's dropout crisis: Indiana's tool-box to help students succeed
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Educational equity center at AED
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
High school reform - Issue brief
Annenberg Institute for School Reform
Early college high school initiative
Poverty and Race Research Action Council
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
College Mentors for Kids
Indiana project on academic success
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Vocational mentoring: An experience-based career mentoring program for high school juniors and seniors at risk of not graduating
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Pathways to college access and success
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Career planning: Students need help starting early and staying focused
High schools for the new millennium
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
The Gates effect
National High School Alliance
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
National center for public policy and higher education
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
State Scholars Initiative
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Where have all the students gone
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
The minds of boys
HomeworkSpot
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
The road to college
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Federal Education Budget Project
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Skills2Compete
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
National League of Cities
See Forever Foundation
"Careers for the future" education program
Indiana by the numbers
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
SREB Factbook on higher education
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Family firsts: Reach for your dreams
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
College readiness for all toolbox
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
The Center for Public Education
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Pathways to College Network
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Parent engagement toolkit
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
What is "career ready"?
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
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Assets & opportunity scorecard
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Addressing Achievement Gaps: Black Male Teens: Moving to Success in the High School Years
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
2012 National survey of school counselors
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
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
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Improving community college success
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
State policy profiles for completion by design
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Assessing deeper learning
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Telling it like it is: Youth speak out on the school to prison pipeline
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Latino college completion: Texas
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Latino college completion: California
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors