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Author(s):Georgia Department of Education
Title:Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
Organization:Georgia Department of Education
Short Description:The High School Graduation Coach initiative, championed by Governor Sonny Perdue during the 2006 legislative session, allows each of Georgia’s high schools and middle schools to employ a coach. This is the first program of its kind to be implemented statewide. The coach’s primary responsibility is to identify at-risk students and help them succeed in school by keeping them on track academically before they consider dropping out.
Annotation:The High School Graduation Coach initiative, championed by Governor Sonny Perdue during the 2006 legislative session, allows each of Georgia’s high schools and middle schools to employ a coach. This is the first program of its kind to be implemented statewide. The coach’s primary responsibility is to identify at-risk students and help them succeed in school by keeping them on track academically before they consider dropping out. The coaches identify, recruit and engage parents and concerned adults, organizations and government agencies to serve in a variety of ancillary roles. The Georgia Department of Education and Communities In Schools provides training, support, and technical assistance.
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Achievement Gap
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Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
Tiered intervention on the high school level
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The National Indian Education Study
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Evidence-based dropout prevention programs
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Latino college completion: Texas
The College Match Program
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Effective Schoolwide Interventions
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
A portrait of school improvement grantees
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
ESEA Briefing Book
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Latino college completion: California
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Which achievement gap?
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Closing the expectations gap 2011
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
The impact of teacher experience
Closing the gap between high school and college
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Family factors and student outcomes
A coherent approach to high school improvement: A district and school self-assessment tool
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
BC AVID: Early implementation report
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Making graduation a priority
Solutions for America: Dropout prevention
The connection between health and high school dropout
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
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
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Afterschool Alliance
Response to Intervention resources for high schools
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
Response to Intervention policy
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Opportunity in America: The role of education
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Starfish Initiative
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
Good Shepherd Services
YouthBuild USA
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Making high school students into "college material"
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
College readiness and high school-to-college success
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Funding Gaps 2006
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Latinos in secondary education
What works for Latino students
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Dispelling the myth - online
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Voices in urban education
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
Project GRAD
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Foundation for excellent schools
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
The averaged freshman graduation rate for public high schools from the common core of data: School years 2001-02 and 2002-03
Primary progress, secondary challenge
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Achievement in America
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
The first year of high school
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Latino college completion in 50 states
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
California District Report Cards
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Toolfind: Youth outcomes measurement tools directory
State policy profiles for completion by design
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Adolescent literacy
Improving the odds for failing schools
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
On her majesty's school inspection service
What we know about dual enrollment
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Indiana public school student population information
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
African American achievement in America
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
National High School Center
Federal, state, and local roles supporting alternative education
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Educational equity center at AED
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Indian students and college preparation
Office of Indian education programs
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
National Association of Street Schools
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Academic pathways to access and student success
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Indiana's high school diploma requirements
Diplomas count: An essential guide to graduation policy and rates
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Just for the kids
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Talent Development High Schools
Catching the Dream
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Understanding high school graduation rates (updated): National and state-specific information
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Helping Teens Succeed
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Reducing behavior problems in the elementary school classroom
Student Success Skills
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
SREB Factbook on higher education
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
The accountability illusion
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Measuring up 2008
Facts for education advocates
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
College tools for schools
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Center for native education
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Encouraging girls in math and science
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
A Better Chance.org
The Kalamazoo Promise
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Fixing No Child Left Behind
School funding's tragic flaw
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
I-STEM Resource Network
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Federal Education Budget Project
McNair scholar handbook
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
The breaking through practice guide
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network: Model Programs Database
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
No Excuses University Network
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Effective instructional strategies
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Complete College America
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
P-20 governance
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
The Future Ready Project
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
Operation Military Kids
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy: Transition from high school graduation to college enrollment
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Five ways education pays initiative
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Think College Indiana!
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
Latino college completion: Florida
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
Research support for school counseling
Changing the odds for children and youth community profile: Northern Kentucky: Building a leadership council
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
The undereducated American
National Coalition for College Completion
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Latino college completion: State series
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
We serve, too: A toolkit about military teens
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Ready by 21: Making quality count
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
Ready by 21 case study: Massachusetts
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Everybody ready for college
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
A Profile of California Partnership Academies 2004–2005
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Research to practice: The future of the regional educational labs
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
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
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Gold Star School Counseling
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
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: Teacher effectiveness
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Why students drop out of school: A review of 25 years of research
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Afterschool: A high school dropout prevention tool
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
RTI Progress monitoring tools chart
IDEA Partnership: Collaborative work on Response to Intervention
RTI Action Network: High school resources
Response to Intervention (RTI): A primer for parents
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Center for Law and Social Policy
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
Orphan Foundation of America
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
The Breakthrough High School project
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
Access to success initiative
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Indiana Academic Honors Diploma
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Think again: The connection between education and true independence
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
State future workforce gap summaries
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Indiana by the numbers
California State University: Early assessment program
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Indiana's vision of Response to Intervention
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Evaluation of evidence-based practices in online learning: A meta-analysis and review of online learning studies
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Council of the Great City Schools
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Breakthrough Collaborative
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Student Success Skills: Tools and strategies for improved academic and social outcomes
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Common Core State Standards Initiative
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
State of adult literacy
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
A voice from the middle
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
A new way on school integration
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 1: Review of current and proposed graduation indicators
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
SMASH Academy
Minority student achievement network
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
State of college admission 2007
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Projections of 2003-04 high school graduates: Supplemental analyses based on findings from who graduates? Who doesn't?
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
An investigation of factors influencing classroom motivation for postsecondary American Indian/Alaska native students
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Issue brief - What students need, part 1: Dropout prevention and recovery
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
The dropout crisis: Promising approaches in prevention and recovery
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Peak experiences
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Education commission of the states' high school database
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
Pathways to college access and success
Increasing the representation of women and people of color in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM): Scan and synopsis of approaches and opportunities
Our impoverished view of education reform
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Latino achievement in America
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
National college access network
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
The education pipeline in the U.S., 1970-2000
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
The graduation gap: Using promoting power to examine the number and characteristics of high schools with high and low graduation rates in the nation and in each state
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Getting honest about grad rates: How states play the numbers and students lose
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
Addressing Achievement Gaps: Black Male Teens: Moving to Success in the High School Years
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
A systemic approach to implementing response to intervention in three Colorado high schools
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Western Policy Exchanges
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Learning what it takes: An initial look at how schools are using early warning data and collaborative response teams to keep all students on track to success
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
The condition of education 2012 (Report)