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Author(s):Education Equality Project
Title:Education Equality Project
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Organization:Education Equality Project
Short Description:The Education Equality Project is a civil rights movement aimed at eliminating the racial and ethnic achievement gap in public education by working to create an effective school for every child.
Annotation:The Education Equality Project is a civil rights movement aimed at eliminating the racial and ethnic achievement gap in public education by working to create an effective school for every child. The goals of the Project include ensuring an effective teacher is in every classroom and an effective principal is in every school, and empowering parents by giving them a meaningful voice in where their children are educated.
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Achievement Gap
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High School
Low-Income Students
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Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement
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School Reform
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Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Indiana Partnerships Center
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Voices in urban education
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Project GRAD
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Foundation for excellent schools
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Preparing for college
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Early intervention program and college partnerships
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Starfish Initiative
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
California District Report Cards
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The economic value of opportunity youth
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
The future of public education in New Orleans
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
School Redesign Network
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Educational Policy Improvement Center
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Deciding on postsecondary education
Parsing the achievement gap II
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
America's private public schools
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
High school remediation
The Center for Public Education
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Principal-counselor toolkit
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
ESEA Briefing Book
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
White students are racially isolated
The minds of boys
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Communities in Schools
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Knocking at the college door: California state report
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Differential grading standards among high schools
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
National College Access Program Directory
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Strategic instruction model
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Council for Exceptional Children
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
The numbers we need: Bringing balanced scorecards to education data
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
National Center for Summer Learning
Improving accountability in public education
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Discover 10 ways to jump-start college planning: Help your child take the right steps, now
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Office of Indian education programs
Bridging the gap between high school and college
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Kids Count state-level data online
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Academic pathways to access and student success
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
The College Match Program
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Turning Points
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
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
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
National Center for Family Literacy
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Facts for education advocates
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Project U-turn
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Telling it like it is: Youth speak out on the school to prison pipeline
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
The condition of education 2011
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
AIM
College readiness begins in middle school
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
What works for Latino students
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Raising boys' achievement
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Center for Law and Social Policy
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
College access and success state data
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Good Shepherd Services
National League of Cities
YouthBuild USA
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Learn and Serve America: National Service Learning Clearinghouse
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
College access: From the inside out
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Making middle grades work
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
High Tech High Foundation
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
On her majesty's school inspection service
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Engaged learning in a public university: Trends in the undergraduate experience
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
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Kids Count Data Center
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Expanded measures of school performance
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Center on Innovation and Improvement
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
SREB/Go Alliance
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
School funding's tragic flaw
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
McNair scholar handbook
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Kids2College
The Equity Project
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Center for native education
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
How to apply for a scholarship: The money is there, but you have to ask for it
No child left behind: What it means for parents
Washington Data and Reports
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Middle-class schools for all
Windows on achievement and inequality
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
A parent handbook for career development
Students as allies in improving their schools
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Institute for Educational Leadership
African American students and U.S. high schools
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Success for All Foundation
Annenberg Institute for School Reform
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
Puente Project
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
State policy profiles for completion by design
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
ED Data Express
The Future Ready Project
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Effective instructional strategies
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Transforming education in America
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
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
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
College Greenlight
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
2012 National survey of school counselors
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Educational equity center at AED
Parental involvement: Why it matters, how to get it
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Latinos in secondary education
A Better Chance.org
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Tolerance.org
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Motivating the unmotivated student
College prep glossary: College admissions from A to Z
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
New England Journal of Higher Education
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Value-added analysis and education policy
Pathways to excellence
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Data quality campaign 2012 snapshot
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
On the road to success
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Data: The missing piece to improving student achievement
AYP results for 2010-11
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Data for action 2011
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Economic diversity on campus
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
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
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
The national articulation and transfer network
Postsecondary Access and Success
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
My Child's Future (MyChildsFuture.org)
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Beyond the bake sale: A community-based relational approach to parent engagement in schools
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Princeton Review 2009 "College hopes and worries" survey findings
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Center on Education and the Workforce
Integration defended: Berkley Unified's strategy to maintain school diversity
Parent engagement toolkit
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
For every 100 girls...
National Parent School Partnership Program
Campus visit checklist: How to make the most of the trip
Community colleges under stress
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
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
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
National Coalition for College Completion
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Impact of homework on student achievement
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
The hidden costs of community colleges
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Measuring inequity in school funding
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Latino college completion in 50 states
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
The road to high-quality early education
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
Measuring up 2008
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
NCLB and high schools
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
How do middle-school grade configurations impact student achievement and behavior?
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Background and context for equity audits
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Parent engagement in education
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
No Excuses University Network
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
(Addendum to) Looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 integration
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Economic mobility of black and white families
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Improving quality and equity in education: Inspriring a new century of excellence in teaching and assessment
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Indiana campus compact
Leading by example
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
Education issues 2007
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
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
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Lumina Foundation for Education
National college access network
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
National Association of Street Schools
Minority student achievement network
School connectedness and meaningful student participation
Getting teacher evaluation right: A brief for policymakers
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
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
College is affordable: A pilot study
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
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
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Is high school tough enough?
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Teacher and staff activities to create a college-going culture
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Assessment for improvement: Tracking student engagement over time (NSSE 2009 Annual Report)
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Schools, skills, and synapses
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
InService: The ASCD community blog
College readiness for all toolbox
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Helping Teens Succeed
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
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Accelerated learning for all
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Expanding learning time in high schools
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Indian students and college preparation
Latino youth and the pathway to college
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Knowledge is power program
ScholarShop
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Joint platform for education reform
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
A dozen facts about k-12 education
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Shifting trends in special education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Understanding the common core state standards
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
SMASH Academy
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Building a strong community partnership
GEAR UP
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
DiversityData.org
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Bridge Partnership
Prep for prep
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
Developing the STEM education pipeline
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
College: Making It Happen
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
The ASCA national model
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Just for the kids
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
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
Discovery Education Homework Help
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
The accountability illusion
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
College InSight
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Gold Star School Counseling
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
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
The undereducated American
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Duration and intensity: No time for cutting corners
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
What works clearinghouse
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
Parental and family involvement literature review and bibliography: Exploratory report
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
First generation college students: A literature review
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Involving parents
Reconsidering the diversity rationale
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Recent STEM initiatives
Education and incarceration
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Planning resources for teachers in small high schools
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Access to success initiative
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Summer Search
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Network for Good
The four keys: Unlocking high school success and the path to college
Response to Intervention (RTI): A primer for parents
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Gauging the gaps: A deeper look at student achievement
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Getting ready for high school (tips for parents from the American School Counselor Association)
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Education Bill Tracking Database
Time for learning: Education policy whitepaper
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
Indiana's Response to Intervention (RTI)
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
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
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy (NOSCA)
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Connected by 25: Financing housing supports for youth transitioning out of high school
American Diploma Project Network: State Profiles
Orphan Foundation of America
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Child care and early education state-by-state data
Staff employment distribution
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Project Mentor
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center
Translations for success
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
What's Fair?
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Engaging families at the secondary level
Center for Student Opportunity
Native American culture: Education
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Pathways to college policy forum
Evaluating the effectiveness of technology in our schools
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
A teacher like me: Does race, ethnicity, or gender matter
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
The economic case for higher education
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Alternative schools: What's in a name?
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Ready by 21 case study: Massachusetts
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
Committee for Economic Development (CED)
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Extended-day Learning Opportunities Online Resource Center
Response to Intervention policy
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
National Center for Postsecondary Education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
Healthy Teen Network
The forgotten choice? Rethinking magnet schools in a changing landscape
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
A college access contract
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
More student success: A systemic solution
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Parent primer on career exploration
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
Collegiate learning assessement project
Standards for quality online teaching
Think College Early
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
What helps or hinders students' chances of success in college?
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Diversity digest, Vol. 10 2006
Pathways to college access and success
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Resource guide for action: Transforming high schools for all youth
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
National High School Center
Cristo Rey
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
The nation's report card: Science 2009
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Early warning system middle grades tool
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
The strengths and challenges of community organizing as an education reform strategy: What the research says
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
The Gurian institute
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
Reaching out to diverse populations: What can schools do to foster family-school connections?
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
Mathematics and science education in the states
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Career preparation curriculum
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Results that matter: New technology high school at a glance
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
A voice from the middle
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Knowhow2go.org
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
National Council of La Raza
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Preparing for success: How Head Start helps children with disabilities and their families
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)
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Using posttesting to show the effectiveness of developmental/remedial college courses
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
The promise of Baldrige for K-12 education
Think College
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
RTI Action Network
Sizing up state standards: 2008
The cost of small high schools: A literature review
The state of learning disabilities 2009
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
National Center for Learning Disabilities
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
State future workforce gap summaries
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Education's best kept secret
Earnings by attainment
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
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
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
SparkAction.org
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
A guide to homework for parents to help their children succeed
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
Financial education in TRIO programs
Growing What Works Database
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Bullying and open enrollment
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Pathways to college network parent/family involvement and community engagement annotated bibliographies
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Teaching all students to high standards in mixed-ability classrooms
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Dispelling the myth - online
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
Smart boys, bad grades.com
Boys and girls harbor
Public attitudes on higher education
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
What kind of test preparation is best?
Latinos in elementary education
Funding Gaps 2006
How not to be a helicopter parent
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
QualityCore™: Every student deserves to be ready for college
Private K-12 schools lag far behind public schools in using federal education programs
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility project
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
American Indian science and engineering society
Supporting parent, family, and community involvement in your school
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Making high school students into "college material"
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The Study Skills Guide for Students
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Teaching in a learner-centered environment powered by digital learning
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Latino college completion: Florida
Parental involvement in middle school: A meta-analytic assessment of the strategies that promote achievement
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Maximum P-12 class size policies
Does closing schools cause educational harm? A review of the research
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative