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Short Description:These annotated bibliographies list resources related to K-12 education and postsecondary access and success.
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Career Development
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Elementary School
High School
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
Middle School

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Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
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Leveraging data for college completion
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Adult college completion toolkit
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Closing the gap between high school and college
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Everybody ready for college
A detection model of college withdrawal
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
College completion toolkit
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Latino college completion: Texas
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
The Future Ready Project
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Understanding the working college student
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
The Condition of Education 2010
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
The breaking through practice guide
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Family factors and student outcomes
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
College InSight
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
SREB/Go Alliance
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Community college and high school partnerships
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Ramp-up to Readiness
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The false promise of class-size reduction
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Student success in higher education
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Research support for school counseling
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
The condition of education 2011
Latino college completion: State series
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Community college student survey
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
What is "career ready"?
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Common measures for college access and success
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
On the road to success
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of 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?
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Advocacy in action toolkit
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Western Policy Exchanges
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Indiana: 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
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Retooling career and technical education
Learning in a new key
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
National Council of La Raza
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
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
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Student African American Brotherhood
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Accelerated learning for all
The context of "choice" in college pathways
What works for Latino students
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Education and incarceration
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
National college access network
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Bridge Partnership
Annotated bibliography: Perspectives in postsecondary education programs and student support interventions
Measuring up 2006
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Education watch online
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
SREB Factbook on higher education
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Campaign for High School Equity
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
A shared agenda: Action alert for school superintendents & middle & high school principals
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Pathways to College Network
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Enrollment status and outcomes
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Economic mobility project
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Windows on achievement and inequality
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
The education success program
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
McNair scholar handbook
For every 100 girls...
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Middle-class schools for all
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Economic mobility of black and white families
Breaking through: Factsheet
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Starfish Initiative
Center for native education
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
The future of public education in New Orleans
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Condition of education 2008
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Community colleges under stress
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Field guide for improving student success
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Education Equality Project
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Center for Student Opportunity
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Catching the Dream
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Academic pathways to access and student success
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
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
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Foundation for excellent schools
National Association of Street Schools
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Data sources for improving college access and success
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Lumina Foundation for Education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Indiana inventory of academic pathways
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
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
School relationships foster success for African American students
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Achievement in America
African American achievement in America
Latino achievement in America
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Leading by example
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
What's wrong with guys?
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The family: America's smallest school
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Postsecondary Access and Success
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Improving math performance
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Opening Doors project publications
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
State policy profiles for completion by design
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Snapshot report: Mobility
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Why access matters: The community college student body
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Latino college completion in 50 states
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
SREB State progress reports 2012
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Boosting college completion for a new economy
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
National Coalition for College Completion
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Grantmakers for Education
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Which achievement gap?
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
The achievement gap where you live
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Education Trust-West
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Global Skills for Global Completion
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Project U-turn
What educators should learn from ER
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Community College 2.0
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
National Center for Academic Transformation
The National Indian Education Study
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Afterschool Alliance
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
The College Completion Agenda
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Operation College Promise
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Scaling community college interventions
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Parents' guide to student success
Adult College Completion Network
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Buying college: What consumers need to know
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
The degree qualifications profile
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
What works in student retention 2010
I Need a Pencil.com
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
College Greenlight
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Critical hours: Afterschool programs and educational success
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Earnings by attainment
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Indiana State Profile
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Helping Teens Succeed
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
African American students and U.S. high schools
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
College of Adult and Professional Studies
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning 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
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
A college access contract
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Indiana college completion rates 2007
Educational opportunity for all?
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
College learning for the new global century
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Just for the kids
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Middle Start
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Voices in urban education
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Collegiate learning assessement project
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Improving education outcomes for foster youth
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Public attitudes on higher education
Pathways to college access and success
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Education Trust, Inc
College is possible
Indiana project on academic success
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Indiana baccalaureate graduation data
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
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
Fast track to college: Increasing postsecondary success for all students
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Prep for prep
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
The postsecondary education experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Minority student achievement network
Indiana TRIO program directors
Bridges to Success
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
American student achievement institute
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Postsecondary transitions among Navajo Indians
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Kids Count state-level data online
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
The relationship between career development and educational development: A selected review of the literature
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
CPS: A leader in AP growth
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
New measures of student success in public higher education
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
College readiness for all toolbox
Making high school students into "college material"
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
ACE Online Information Center
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
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
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Rising by Degrees
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Insuring college failure risk
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
The future of middle-skill jobs
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Facts for education advocates
Flexible learning options for adult students
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
"Careers for the future" education program
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
Science and mathematics education indicators
Center for Law and Social Policy
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
State future workforce gap summaries
The future workforce of Indiana
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
A Better Chance.org
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
The real technology challenge
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Career development curricula and instructional materials
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
White students are racially isolated
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
What every college access practitioner should know about: The early college high school initiative – Indiana plans for the early college high school for science and technologies
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Anderson University: ADVANCE
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
The Study Skills Guide for Students
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
All Kinds of Minds
Discovery Education Homework Help
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
What every college access practitioner should know: About the needs of latino students and their families
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
College planning resource directory
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
American Student Achievement Institute: Career Development Lessons
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying career exploration and planning skills in the achievement of life career goals
Knowing how and where to obtain information about the world of work and post-secondary training/education
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Economic state of young America
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
College tools for schools
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Learning to reason and communicate in college: Initital report of findings from the CLA longitudinal study
Benchmarking for success: Ensuring US students receive a world-class education
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
A shared agenda: Action alert for higher education leaders
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
A shared agenda: Action alert for outreach program leaders
A shared agenda: Action alert for community leaders
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Sexual orientation and outcomes in college
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Indiana Pathways to College Network (IPCN) Groupsite
The school environment and adolescent well-being: Beyond academics
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Value of a college education (calculator)
Resources for Indiana Veterans
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 - Education provisions
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
Pathways to college network parent/family involvement and community engagement annotated bibliographies
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Hoosiers on Jupiter
College access: From the inside out
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Indiana's dropout prevention tool-kit: A legislative primer
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Reflections on college access and persistence
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Schools to watch
Dispelling the myth - online
Guide to creating community-based college access programs
From their voices: American Indians in higher education and the phenomenon of stepping out
Sloan career cornerstone center
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Stats Indiana
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Institutional graduation rate for 1985 entering cohorts
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Success for All Foundation
Toward resiliency: At-risk students who make it to college
Access and persistence: Spring 2006
OECD Programme for international student assessment
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Does public funding for higher education matter?
The art of student retention
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Peak experiences
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
What’s wrong with the guys
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Preparing students for success in college
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
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
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Just and efficient college finance
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
College Mentors for Kids
Postsecondary education opportunity
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Retaining minority students in higher education
National inventory of academic pathways
Our impoverished view of education reform
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
College Results Online
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
Pathways to College Network database
Projections of education statistics to 2014
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Excelencia in education
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Latinos in graduate education
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
Standards for quality online teaching
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
For better science, just add color
Where are the Black scientists?
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
IUPUI SAAB summer bridge program
Action plan: Business/Community leaders
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Hendricks College Network
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
College admission for homeschoolers
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Digest of Education Statistics
No county left behind: The persistence of educational deprivation in Indiana
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Indiana Pathways to College Network
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Washington Data and Reports
Dream it! Do it!
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Project Mentor
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
The economic case for higher education
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Cracking the credit hour
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
The impact of teacher experience
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
National Youth Employment Coalition
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Kids Count Data Center
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Women Employed
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Developmental education in community colleges
Response to Intervention (RTI) and English Learners (ELLs)
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
College for all?
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Keeping the promise of change in California's lowest performing schools
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
The connection between health and high school dropout
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
Council for Exceptional Children
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis