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Author(s):The Education Trust
Title:What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Source:http://www.edtrust.org/sites/edtrust.org/files/...
Date:2009
Organization:The Education Trust
Short Description:Educators and policymakers understand that improving teacher quality lie not in tinkering around the edges but in a concerted effort to create systemic change. To succeed, states must make rapid progress in four areas.
Annotation:Educators and policymakers understand that improving teacher quality lie not in tinkering around the edges but in a concerted effort to create systemic change. To succeed, states must make rapid progress in four areas: (1) defining teacher effectiveness, (2) building better systems to measure teacher effectiveness, (3) basing milestones in the teaching career on measured effectiveness, and (4) establishing and enforcing a policy of equitable access to effective teachers and align other reforms to support this effort.
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Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
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
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Family factors and student outcomes
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Effective instructional strategies
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Breakthrough Collaborative
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
A stronger nation through higher education: How and why Americans must meet a "big goal" for college attainment
Deciding on postsecondary education
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
The road to high-quality early education
Data for action 2011
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
The College Match Program
Latino college completion: Texas
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
California District Report Cards
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Preparing all teachers to meet the needs of English Language Learners: Applying research to policy and practice for teacher effectiveness
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
The undereducated American
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
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
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Measuring up 2008
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Does closing schools cause educational harm? A review of the research
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Retaining teacher talent: Teaching for a living
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Financial education in TRIO programs
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Latino college completion: Florida
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
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
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Afterschool Alliance
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
The National Indian Education Study
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
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
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Educational equity center at AED
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Latino achievement in America
Achievement in America
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Bridging the gap between high school and college
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Schools to watch
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
A new way on school integration
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Voices in urban education
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
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
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
School funding's tragic flaw
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Fixing No Child Left Behind
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Middle-class schools for all
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
College For Every Student
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
I-STEM Resource Network
Federal Education Budget Project
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
The national articulation and transfer network
Access to success initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
Value-added analysis and education policy
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Retooling career and technical education
What's Fair?
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Washington Data and Reports
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
YMCA
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Helping Teens Succeed
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Latino students and U.S. high schools
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Improving math performance
Improving quality and equity in education: Inspriring a new century of excellence in teaching and assessment
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Quality counts 2008
Education's best kept secret
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Creating a college-going culture guide
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
National Council of La Raza
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The minds of boys
Strategic directions in Indiana education
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Gateway to College
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Facts for education advocates
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
The Equity Project
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Condition of education 2008
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
What works for Latino students
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Expanding learning time in high schools
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Data use drives school and district improvement
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Recent STEM initiatives
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Education and incarceration
Middle Start
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Talent Development High Schools
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Catching the Dream
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
The dropout crisis: Promising approaches in prevention and recovery
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
School relationships foster success for African American students
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Reaching out to diverse populations: What can schools do to foster family-school connections?
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The American diploma project: Overview of research
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Latino youth and the pathway to college
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Annenberg Institute for School Reform
Strategic instruction model
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Project GRAD
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
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
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
America's private public schools
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Project U-turn
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
Enhancing school reform through expanded learning
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Turning around the nation's lowest performing schools: Five steps districts can take to improve their chances of success
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Improving community college success
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Gold Star School Counseling
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
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
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Complete College America
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Transforming schools to meet the needs of students: Improving school quality and increasing learning time in ESEA
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
SREB Factbook on higher education
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Parsing the achievement gap II
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Center on Reinventing Public Education
The accountability illusion
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Advocacy in action toolkit
Transforming education in America
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Data: The missing piece to improving student achievement
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Linking data across state agencies: States that are making it work
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Smart class-size policies for lean times
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Boosting postsecondary education performance
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
State education agency funding and staffing in the education reform era
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Latino college completion in 50 states
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
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
Supporting education policy and practice through common data standards: A policymaker's guide
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
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
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
The Future Ready Project
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Measuring inequity in school funding
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
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
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Parents want to know
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Ramp-up to Readiness
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
State policy profiles for completion by design
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Western Policy Exchanges
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
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
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Summer Search
Improving accountability in public education
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
How do American students measure up? Making sense of international comparisons
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
College readiness for all toolbox
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Advancing STEM learning across the educational pipeline: Statewide efforts in Ohio
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Projections of education statistics to 2018
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
A coherent approach to high school improvement: A district and school self-assessment tool
Ringing the bell for K-12 teacher tenure reform
State policies on homeschooling
Maximum P-12 class size policies
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
The connection between health and high school dropout
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
School District Demographics System (SDDS)
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
College InSight
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
The Center for Public Education
Research support for school counseling
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
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
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
The US STEM education model (simulation)
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
States' progress and challenges in implementing common core state standards
The degree qualifications profile
Closing the expectations gap 2011
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
The Condition of Education 2010
Center on Education and the Workforce
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
The numbers we need: Bringing balanced scorecards to education data
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
A five year comparison between an extended school year and a conventional year school: Effects on academic achievement
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Indiana Dual Credit Provider Directory
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
What does research say about 21st century skills?
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Foundation for excellent schools
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Gender gap grows
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
A teacher like me: Does race, ethnicity, or gender matter
Minority student achievement network
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Multiple pathways and state policy: Toward education and training beyond high school
Improving your child's education: A guide for African-American parents
Improving your child's education: A guide for Latino parents
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Rural education at a glance
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
All over the map: State policies to improve the American high school
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Turning Points
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Just for the kids
The segregation of American teachers
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
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)
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
EPAS®: A system that works
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Latinos in secondary education
Standards for quality online teaching
Leading by example
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Center for Law and Social Policy
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
California State University: Early assessment program
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Youth with disabilities in the foster care system: Barriers to success and proposed policy solutions
Windows on achievement and inequality
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
More student success: A systemic solution
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
McNair scholar handbook
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
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
New England Journal of Higher Education
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Economic mobility project
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Knowing and being known: Personalization as a foundation for student learning
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
An early report on comprehensive high school conversions
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Students as allies in improving their schools
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
New bet for better schools? Diversifying philanthropic strategies to improve student learnings
School Redesign Network
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas