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Author(s):Education Equality Project
Title:Education Equality Project
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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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
Achievement Gap
Elementary School
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement
Preparation/College Readiness
School Reform
School Segregation/Integration Data
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Postsecondary success
America's private public schools
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
California District Report Cards
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Complete College America
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Parsing the achievement gap II
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Deciding on postsecondary education
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
College tools for schools
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Indiana Partnerships Center
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
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
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
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
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
The future of public education in New Orleans
Starfish Initiative
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Foundation for excellent schools
Project GRAD
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Education Trust, Inc
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Latino achievement in America
School relationships foster success for African American students
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Catching the Dream
Schools to watch
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Voices in urban education
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Preparing for college
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
School Redesign Network
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
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
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Differential grading standards among high schools
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
What works for Latino students
Discover 10 ways to jump-start college planning: Help your child take the right steps, now
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
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Turning Points
Kids Count state-level data online
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
National College Access Program Directory
Office of Indian education programs
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Strategic instruction model
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
College readiness begins in middle school
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Academic pathways to access and student success
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
The minds of boys
White students are racially isolated
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Raising boys' achievement
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
National Center for Family Literacy
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Facts for education advocates
Communities in Schools
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
National Center for Summer Learning
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Improving accountability in public education
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Council for Exceptional Children
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
High school remediation
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
The Center for Public Education
"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
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
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 advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
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
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
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
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
Project U-turn
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
The numbers we need: Bringing balanced scorecards to education data
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Telling it like it is: Youth speak out on the school to prison pipeline
Principal-counselor toolkit
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
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
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
The condition of education 2011
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
ESEA Briefing Book
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
The College Match Program
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
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
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
The Future Ready Project
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Expanded measures of school performance
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
National Coalition for College Completion
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
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)
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Projections of education statistics to 2019
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
On the road to success
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
On her majesty's school inspection service
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
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?
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
AYP results for 2010-11
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
State policy profiles for completion by design
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Data for action 2011
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Transforming education in America
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Data: The missing piece to improving student achievement
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Kids Count Data Center
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
SREB/Go Alliance
Parent engagement toolkit
Center on Education and the Workforce
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
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
Center on Innovation and Improvement
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
ED Data Express
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
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
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
The nation's report card: Science 2011
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
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
Data quality campaign 2012 snapshot
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
College Greenlight
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
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
2012 National survey of school counselors
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Effective instructional strategies
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
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to 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
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
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
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Beyond the bake sale: A community-based relational approach to parent engagement in schools
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Integration defended: Berkley Unified's strategy to maintain school diversity
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
International Benchmarking Toolkit
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
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
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
The Equity Project
Indianapolis Star Data Central: School profile reports
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Princeton Review 2009 "College hopes and worries" survey findings
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
College access and success state data
Community colleges under stress
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Good Shepherd Services
National League of Cities
YouthBuild USA
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
School funding's tragic flaw
Center for Law and Social Policy
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
New England Journal of Higher Education
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Learn and Serve America: National Service Learning Clearinghouse
McNair scholar handbook
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
For every 100 girls...
Windows on achievement and inequality
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Middle-class schools for all
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Center for native education
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Value-added analysis and education policy
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
A parent handbook for career development
My Child's Future (MyChildsFuture.org)
A Better Chance.org
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Parental involvement: Why it matters, how to get it
Puente Project
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
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
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
A call to action: Transforming high school for all youth
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
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
ACT policy report: Schools involving parents in early postsecondary planning
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Success for All Foundation
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Annenberg Institute for School Reform
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
Educational equity center at AED
College access: From the inside out
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
High Tech High Foundation
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Making middle grades work
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Economic diversity on campus
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Latinos in secondary education
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
African American students and U.S. high schools
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Motivating the unmotivated student
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
How to apply for a scholarship: The money is there, but you have to ask for it
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
No child left behind: What it means for parents
College prep glossary: College admissions from A to Z
Institute for Educational Leadership
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
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 High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Washington Data and Reports
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
National Parent School Partnership Program
Campus visit checklist: How to make the most of the trip
Pathways to excellence
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Students as allies in improving their schools
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
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
Postsecondary Access and Success
The national articulation and transfer network
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Indiana campus compact
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Improving quality and equity in education: Inspriring a new century of excellence in teaching and assessment
Access to success initiative
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Planning resources for teachers in small high schools
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
The ASCA national model
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
College: Making It Happen
NCLB and high schools
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Accelerated learning for all
Reconsidering the diversity rationale
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Leading by example
Education issues 2007
Expanding learning time in high schools
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
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
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
(Addendum to) Looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 integration
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Just for the kids
Recent STEM initiatives
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Indian students and college preparation
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Education and incarceration
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
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Joint platform for education reform
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
What works clearinghouse
Bridge Partnership
Prep for prep
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
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
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
Building a strong community partnership
Parental and family involvement literature review and bibliography: Exploratory report
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Lumina Foundation for Education
National college access network
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
First generation college students: A literature review
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
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
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
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
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
SMASH Academy
Minority student achievement network
Knowledge is power program
National Association of Street Schools
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
Involving parents
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Economic mobility of black and white families
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Racial disparities and the new federalism
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Discovery Education Homework Help
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
Network for Good
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Parent engagement in education
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
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Schools, skills, and synapses
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Measuring up 2008
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
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
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
College readiness for all toolbox
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
InService: The ASCD community blog
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
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
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Summer Search
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
The accountability illusion
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Teacher and staff activities to create a college-going culture
Background and context for equity audits
BC AVID: Early implementation report
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
No Excuses University Network
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Assessment for improvement: Tracking student engagement over time (NSSE 2009 Annual Report)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
College InSight
Impact of homework on student achievement
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
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
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Gold Star School Counseling
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
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
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
College is affordable: A pilot study
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
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
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
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
A dozen facts about k-12 education
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
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
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Common core state standards & career and technical education: Bridging the divide between college and career readiness
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
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
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
School connectedness and meaningful student participation
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Believing the College Dream (Curriculum guide for college planning)
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
How do middle-school grade configurations impact student achievement and behavior?
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Understanding the common core state standards
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
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
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Response to Intervention (RTI): A primer for parents
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
The four keys: Unlocking high school success and the path to college
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Getting teacher evaluation right: A brief for policymakers
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
The hidden costs of community colleges
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
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Duration and intensity: No time for cutting corners
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
The road to high-quality early education
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Latino college completion in 50 states
Is high school tough enough?
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Shifting trends in special education
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
The undereducated American
Measuring inequity in school funding
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Ready by 21 case study: Massachusetts
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Latino college completion: Florida
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Bullying and open enrollment
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
The strengths and challenges of community organizing as an education reform strategy: What the research says
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Early warning system middle grades tool
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Response to Intervention policy
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Getting ready for high school (tips for parents from the American School Counselor Association)
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Extended-day Learning Opportunities Online Resource Center
Time for learning: Education policy whitepaper
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Education Bill Tracking Database
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
Teaching in a learner-centered environment powered by digital learning
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Growing awareness, growing support: Teacher and voter understanding of the common core state standards and assessments
The economic case for higher education
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
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
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Gauging the gaps: A deeper look at student achievement
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Financial education in TRIO programs
Alternative schools: What's in a name?
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
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
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Committee for Economic Development (CED)
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Maximum P-12 class size policies
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Does closing schools cause educational harm? A review of the research
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
Parental involvement in middle school: A meta-analytic assessment of the strategies that promote achievement
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
A guide to homework for parents to help their children succeed
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Growing What Works Database
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
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
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
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
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
American Diploma Project Network: State Profiles
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Healthy Teen Network
Connected by 25: Financing housing supports for youth transitioning out of high school
The state of learning disabilities 2009
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Making high school students into "college material"
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Indiana's Response to Intervention (RTI)
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
The forgotten choice? Rethinking magnet schools in a changing landscape
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
RTI Action Network
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
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
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy (NOSCA)
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
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
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
The cost of small high schools: A literature review
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
State future workforce gap summaries
National Center for Postsecondary Education
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
National Center for Learning Disabilities
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
The Study Skills Guide for Students
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
More student success: A systemic solution
Education's best kept secret
Orphan Foundation of America
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
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
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility project
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Career preparation curriculum
Parent primer on career exploration
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Supporting parent, family, and community involvement in your school
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
A teacher like me: Does race, ethnicity, or gender matter
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Cristo Rey
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
The Gurian institute
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Pathways to college access and success
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
National High School Center
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?
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
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
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
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
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Public attitudes on higher education
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Reaching out to diverse populations: What can schools do to foster family-school connections?
Pathways to college network parent/family involvement and community engagement annotated bibliographies
Evaluating the effectiveness of technology in our schools
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
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
Pathways to college policy forum
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Think College Early
Engaging families at the secondary level
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Diversity digest, Vol. 10 2006
Boys and girls harbor
Smart boys, bad grades.com
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Mathematics and science education in the states
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Dispelling the myth - online
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Results that matter: New technology high school at a glance
Center for Student Opportunity
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
American Indian science and engineering society
Native American culture: Education
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Resource guide for action: Transforming high schools for all youth
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Standards for quality online teaching
Latinos in elementary education
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Collegiate learning assessement project
Translations for success
Latino students and U.S. high schools
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Funding Gaps 2006
How not to be a helicopter parent
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Using posttesting to show the effectiveness of developmental/remedial college courses
What helps or hinders students' chances of success in college?
QualityCore™: Every student deserves to be ready for college
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
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
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
The promise of Baldrige for K-12 education
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
What kind of test preparation is best?
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)
A voice from the middle
Earnings by attainment
Project Mentor
Think College
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
What's Fair?
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Teaching all students to high standards in mixed-ability classrooms
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
National Council of La Raza
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Staff employment distribution
Child care and early education state-by-state data
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Preparing for success: How Head Start helps children with disabilities and their families
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
A college access contract
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet