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Author(s):The Education Equality Project
Title:The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Organization:The Education Equality Project
Short Description:The paper presents specific policy proposals that can help transform the teaching profession and make public education the great equalizer in America—not an ongoing source of inequity and injustice for low income and minority students.
Annotation:The ultimate goal of transforming the teaching profession is that every classroom will one day be led by an effective instructor, who advances student learning. Please read the article in full below. The paper presents specific policy proposals that can help transform the teaching profession and make public education the great equalizer in America—not an ongoing source of inequity and injustice for low income and minority students.
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Achievement Gap
Elementary School
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
National Perspectives
Preparation/College Readiness
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Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
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
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
America's private public schools
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
The National Indian Education Study
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
The undereducated American
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Transforming education in America
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
SREB State progress reports 2012
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
2012 National survey of school counselors
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Advocacy in action toolkit
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Research support for school counseling
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Ramp-up to Readiness
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Project U-turn
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
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
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
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Deciding on postsecondary education
Middle-class schools for all
White students are racially isolated
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
McNair scholar handbook
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility project
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
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
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Complete College America
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Improving accountability in public education
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
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
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
What works for Latino students
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Education and incarceration
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
The segregation of American teachers
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
The American diploma project: Overview of research
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
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Talent Development High Schools
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Catching the Dream
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Voices in urban education
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Report on key practices and policies of consistently higher performing high schools
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Strategic instruction model
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
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
Minority student achievement network
Success for All Foundation
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Project GRAD
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Academic pathways to access and student success
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
College access: From the inside out
Turning Points
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Making middle grades work
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Educational needs index
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
National college access network
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Latino youth and the pathway to college
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
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
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Recent STEM initiatives
Expanding learning time in high schools
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Engaging students, challenging the odds
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Latinos in secondary education
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
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
National Council of La Raza
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Creating a college-going culture guide
National Center for Summer Learning
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Summer Search
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Council for Exceptional Children
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Transforming schools to meet the needs of students: Improving school quality and increasing learning time in ESEA
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
The Center for Public Education
Effective instructional strategies
High school remediation
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Economic mobility of black and white families
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Encouraging girls in math and science
Mental health in school and school improvement: Current status, concerns, and new directions
A Better Chance.org
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Starfish Initiative
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
School funding's tragic flaw
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Community colleges under stress
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
The nation's report card: Science 2009
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Chidren's Budget 2010
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Kids Count Data Center
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
The College Match Program
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Parents' guide to student success
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
The condition of education 2011
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
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
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
On the road to success
The road to high-quality early education
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
California District Report Cards
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
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
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
The hidden costs of community colleges
Principal-counselor toolkit
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Data: The missing piece to improving student achievement
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
The role of mentoring in college access and success
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
ESEA Briefing Book
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Latino college completion: California
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
The Future Ready Project
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Teacher salaries and benefits: 2003-08
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Understanding the common core state standards
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Who are America's poor children: The official story
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Education pays 2010
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Everybody ready for college
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
Closing the gap between high school and college
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
College access and success state data
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
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
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
If small is not enough...The characteristics of successful small high schools in Chicago
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Discovery Education Homework Help
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
Center for Law and Social Policy
Center for Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Center for native education
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Value-added analysis and education policy
New teacher support pays off: A return on investment for educators and kids
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
School improvement by design: Lessons from a study of comprehensive school reform programs
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
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
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Teacher and staff activities to create a college-going culture
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Making high school students into "college material"
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Child trends: Education
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
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
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Retooling career and technical education
The family: America's smallest school
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Students as allies in improving their schools
What's Fair?
First ask, then listen: How to get your students to help you teach them better
Making writing essential to teen lives
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Comprehensive School Reform Quality Center
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Digest of education statistics: 2006
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Helping Teens Succeed
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Reading--Young children's achievement and classroom experiences
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
A voice from the middle
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Differential grading standards among high schools
The promise of Baldrige for K-12 education
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
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)
What kind of test preparation is best?
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
EPAS®: A system that works
Latinos in elementary education
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
Standards for quality online teaching
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Accelerated learning for all
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
College learning for the new global century
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Why the crisis in adolescent literacy demands a national response
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Joint platform for education reform
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Achieving equitable educational outcomes with all students: The institutions' roles and responsibilities
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
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?
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
First generation college students: A literature review
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Pathways to college access and success
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
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
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
National High School Center
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Indian students and college preparation
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Dispelling the myth - online
Kids Count state-level data online
Annenberg Institute for School Reform
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
National College Access Program Directory
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Educational equity center at AED
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and the Pathways to College Network framework: Mutually supportive visions and complementary goals
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Measuring up 2006
Prep for prep
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
A teacher like me: Does race, ethnicity, or gender matter
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Bridges to Success
National Association of Street Schools
KnowledgeWorks Foundation
Students as allies in improving their schools: A report on work in progress
Puente Project
Knowledge is power program
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
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
Involving families in high school and college expectations
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
High School Survey of Student Engagement
Smart districts, from Voices in Urban Education
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Indiana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Bridge Partnership
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
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
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
The high school transcript study: A decade of change in curricula and achievement, 1990-2000
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Office of Indian education programs
Linking career/technical studies to broader high school reform
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Resource guide for action: Transforming high schools for all youth
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
High Tech High Foundation
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Center for Student Opportunity
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
National center for public policy and higher education
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Lumina Foundation for Education
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Courses count: Preparing students for postsecondary success
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Public attitudes on higher education
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Rural education at a glance
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Do grants matter?
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Measured progress: Achievement rises, and gaps narrow, but too slowly
When it comes to school, girls rule
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Locating the dropout crisis: Which high schools produce the nation’s dropouts? Where are they located? Who attends them
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Is access to college in jeopardy in the west? Projections of high school graduates to 2012
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
(Addendum to) Looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 integration
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Student loan forgiveness programs
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Mathematics and science education in the states
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Economic diversity on campus
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Reconsidering the diversity rationale
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Returning to our roots: Student access
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Leading by example
Institute for Educational Leadership
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Aligning postsecondary expectations and high school practice: The gap defined
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Funding Gaps 2006
Spanish services training guide
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
The ASCA national model
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Toward ensuring a smooth transition into high school
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Washington Data and Reports
NCLB and high schools
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
A resource guide for adolescent literacy
Teaching all students to high standards in mixed-ability classrooms
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Key elements to improve middle and high school adolescent literacy programs
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Alabama education quick facts 2007
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
The national articulation and transfer network
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Focus on dropout factories: Associated press article spotlights low-performing high schools, draws criticism from many school officials
Indiana campus compact
Growing pains in the advanced placement program: Do tough trade-offs lie ahead?
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
InService: The ASCD community blog
A closer look at the principal-counselor relationship: A survey of principals and counselors
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
College readiness for all toolbox
Creating a college-going culture for English-language learners
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
The challenge of college readiness
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
Common Core State Standards Initiative
Integration defended: Berkley Unified's strategy to maintain school diversity
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Background and context for equity audits
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Impact of homework on student achievement
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Retaining teacher talent: The view from Generation Y
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Does closing schools cause educational harm? A review of the research
Focusing on the essentials for college and career readiness: Policy implications of the ACT national curriculum survey results 2009
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
A coherent approach to high school improvement: A district and school self-assessment tool
Gold Star School Counseling
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Financial education in TRIO programs
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Invisible: 1.4 percent coverage for education is not enough
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
The Mind Trust
Career preparation curriculum
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Mentors en Español
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
Are public schools really losing their "best"? Assessing the career transitions of teachers and their implications for the quality of the teacher workforce
Orphan Foundation of America
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Improving quality and equity in education: Inspriring a new century of excellence in teaching and assessment
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Learn and Serve America
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
For every 100 girls...
All Kinds of Minds
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
More student success: A systemic solution
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The future of middle-skill jobs
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy (NOSCA)
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
The Equity Project
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Sizing up state standards: 2008
College tools for schools
Good Shepherd Services
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
State future workforce gap summaries
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
I Need a Pencil.com
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
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
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Better benefits: Reforming teacher pensions for a changing workforce
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
The connection between health and high school dropout
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
Mapping the road to college: First generation students' math track, planning strategies, and context of support
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Center on Education and the Workforce
Time for learning: Education policy whitepaper
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
What does research say about 21st century skills?
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Building an early childhood professional development system
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
SREB/Go Alliance
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Telling it like it is: Youth speak out on the school to prison pipeline
Assessing deeper learning
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
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
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Expanded measures of school performance
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
The high school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at Fall 2009 ninth graders
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Latino college completion: Texas
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Improving community college success
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
National Coalition for College Completion
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
AYP results for 2010-11
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Adolescent literacy
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce