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Author(s):American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
Title:Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Organization:American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
Short Description: Provided here is the consensus of the AASCU state relations and policy analysis staff, informed by continual scanning of state policy activities, current trends, and consideration of events likely to shape the policy landscape in 2010.
Annotation:What higher education state policy issues will be at the forefront of discussion and legislative activity throughout the United States in 2010? Provided here is the consensus of the AASCU state relations and policy analysis staff, informed by continual scanning of state policy activities, current trends, and consideration of events likely to shape the policy landscape.
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Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
College Access
Community Colleges
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Teaching/Teacher Quality
Veterans/Students in the Military/Military Families

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Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
HBCU distance learning 2010
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
On the road to success
Why access matters: The community college student body
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
MTE Partnership seeks to transform mathematics teacher preparation in support of common core standards
Data quality campaign 2012 snapshot
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Hearing on non-traditional students
Mobility makers
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
If only we told our story better...Reenvisioning state-university relations through the lens of public engagement
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
The College Match Program
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
The case for change in college admissions
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Private student loans
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
What educators should learn from ER
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Complete College America
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
ACE Online Information Center
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Financial education in TRIO programs
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Financial aid in theory and practice
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Education watch 2009
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
The national articulation and transfer network
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Indiana dollars for scholars
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Financing higher education
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Documenting the shift to merit
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Lumina Foundation focus
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
College access: From the inside out
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
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Grappling with the access problem
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Cashing in on the GI bill
GI bill: A reality check
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
American Indian higher education consortium
Talent Development High Schools
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Schools to watch
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Finding the right college for you
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Returning to our roots: Student access
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Postsecondary Access and Success
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Update on advanced placement
Learning in a new key
The Breakthrough High School project
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Differential grading standards among high schools
Opening Doors project publications
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Mathematics and science education in the states
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
College learning for the new global century
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
GI blues
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Admission possible
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Statement before the subcommittee on personnel committee on armed services United States senate
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Project on student debt.org
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Taxing matters
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Contending with financial inequality
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Postsecondary education opportunity
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
The Sallie Mae Fund
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
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
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Creating a college-going culture guide
Indiana campus compact
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Facts about college access and affordability
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
I-STEM Resource Network
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
McNair scholar handbook
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
College tools for schools
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
Remission of fees (free tuition) for the child(ren) of a disabled veteran
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Indiana Troops to Teachers
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Montgomery GI bill - active duty
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Campaign for High School Equity
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Center on Reinventing Public Education
How much are college students borrowing?
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Federal Student Aid Data Center
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Higher Education Price Index (HEPI)
Engaged learning in a public university: Trends in the undergraduate experience
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
The effects of public support on college attainment
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
College is affordable: A pilot study
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Trends in student aid 2012
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The false promise of class-size reduction
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Ramp-up to Readiness
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Teaching and learning in large classes at Ontario Universities
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Prison vs. Princeton
Getting better at teacher preparation and state accountability: Strategies, innovations, and challenges under the federal race to the top program
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
How America saves for college: 2010
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Student success in higher education
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
The degree qualifications profile
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Everybody ready for college
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
The impact of teacher experience
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
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
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
The new net price calculator for college website
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
College Resources for Parents
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
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
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Postsecondary success
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
They rallying call: Bring game changing results to developmental education: The colloquium on state policy support for developmental education innovation
GetMeToCollege.org (How to prepare, pay for, and succeed in college for first-generation college students)
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Update on the community college baccalaureate: Evolving trends and issues
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
The economic value of opportunity youth
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Grapevine, Fiscal Year 2011-12
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
Improving the odds for failing schools
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Duration and intensity: No time for cutting corners
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
College Board swing state education survey
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
2012 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
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 completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
California District Report Cards
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
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
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
The undereducated American
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
College Affordability and Transparency Center
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Higher education and the 2012 elections
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
The student debt crisis
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Assuring academic quality in the 21st century: Self-regulation in a new era
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Repository of resources for undocumented students
What is "career ready"?
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
State outlook: Fiscal and state policy issues affecting postsecondary education
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
College and university mergers: Recent trends
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Insuring college failure risk
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Trends in college pricing 2009
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Funding and access issues in public higher education: A community college perspective
The role and relevance of rankings in higher education policymaking
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Ucan: University and college accountability network (search tool to find private colleges and universities by state)
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Breakthrough Collaborative
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Indiana higher education facts
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Measuring up 2008
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Deciding on postsecondary education
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
State higher education finance: 2007
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Collaborating for success
Project Complete
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
College For Every Student
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
What every college access practitioner should know: About the importance of commitment
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
College planning resource directory
Academic competitiveness grants
Who graduates in California?
Parent primer on career exploration
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
A little now for a lot later: A look at a Texas advanced placement incentive program
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Value added: The costs and benefits of college preparatory programs in the united states
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Higher education reauthorization: Issues and options
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
No merit in these scholarships
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
College is possible
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
National college access network
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Merit aid and college access
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
College Prep 101
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
GI bill website
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Evaluation summary: Montgomery GI bill program, Montgomery GI bill - selected reserve program, survivors' and dependents' educational assistance program
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Education Planner
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
The state of college affordability in Indiana
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Trends in college pricing 2006
National Center for College Costs
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Reclaiming the American dream
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
English language learners: Boosting academic achievement
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
State of college admission 2007
GI bill education benefits
The Montgomery GI bill: Less than meets the eye
Veterans benefits administration reports
Military money for college: Mainly a fantasy
An assessment of recent proposals to improve the Montgomery GI bill
Detailed information on the Montgomery GI bill - veterans education benefits assessment
Publications by Sean-Michael Green
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Debunking the myth
Education: Solving the GI bill mystery
PK-3: An aligned and coordinated approach to education for children 3 to 8 years old
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Frequently asked questions about college costs
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
What every student should know about federal aid
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
Collegiate learning assessement project
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Low income student scholarships
What student engagement data tell us about college readiness
Bridging troubled waters: Competition, cooperation, and the public good in independent and higher education
What works for Latino students
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
The debt explosion among college graduates
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
National Urban League Scholarships
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Access to higher education in Indiana
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
College access and tax credits
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Digest of Education Statistics
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
How to apply for a scholarship: The money is there, but you have to ask for it
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
How do I pay for college?
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Student debt and the class of 2006
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Opportunity in America: The role of education
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Colorado Reports
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
Improving math performance
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Percent receiving federal financial aid and average amount per recipient
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Project on student debt: State by state data
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
The family: America's smallest school
National Council of La Raza
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Trends in student aid 2007
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Spanish services training guide
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Expanding learning time in high schools
What kind of test preparation is best?
Scholarship guide
Frequently asked questions
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Translations for success
College: Making It Happen
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Mission: Possible!
The College Dream: A Guide for Parents
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
Making middle grades work
Middle Start
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Trip to college
Reflections on college access and persistence
National football league high school website: Academics
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Joint platform for education reform
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Reconsidering the diversity rationale
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Standards for quality online teaching
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
State fiscal crises and cuts in higher education: The implications for access, institutional performance, and strategic reengineering
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Recent STEM initiatives
Closing the achievement gap series part 1: Is Indiana ready for state-sponsored prekindergarten programs?
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Going to scale with high-quality early education: Choices and consequences in universal pre-Kindergarten efforts
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
FInAid: Veterans and the FAFSA
Federal student aid for counselors
Unintended consequences of tuition discounting
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
The federal government and the student aid partnership
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Teacher preparation policy toolkit
Miles to go: Louisiana
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
National center for public policy and higher education
The NASFAA journal of student financial aid
The Navigator
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
National guard GI bill user's guide
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Section 529 state college savings programs
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Bridges to Success
College Compass
Accelerated learning options: Moving the needle on access and success
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Addressing financial aid in college preparation programs
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
TRIO Programs
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
College scholarship fraud prevention act of 2000: Annual report to Congress
Student aid and postsecondary tax preferences: Limited research exists on the effectiveness of tools to assist students and families through Title IV student aid and tax preferences
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
African American achievement in America
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
School relationships foster success for African American students
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Trends in student aid 2005
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
Is access to college in jeopardy in the west? Projections of high school graduates to 2012
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Trends in college pricing 2003
Trends in student aid 2003
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
The American diploma project: Overview of research
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
Businesses to advocate for two-year colleges
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Quality counts 2008
Community college fast facts
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Access to success initiative
A Better Chance.org
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Career development and occupational studies resource guide with core curriculum
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Adventures in education: For parents
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
All Kinds of Minds
Panel presentation: More on affordability
The minds of boys
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Breaking through: Factsheet
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Center for Law and Social Policy
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
38th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2006-2007 Academic year
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2007
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Trends in student aid 2008
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Gateway to College
YouthBuild USA
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
FinAid: Financial aid for veterans and their dependents
Indiana National Guard Supplemental Grant
State education activities to support mission growth
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Think college? Me? Now?
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
The dreaded "P" word: An examination of productivity in public postsecondary education
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
College rankings: History, criticism and reform
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Issue tables: A profile of military service members and veterans enrolled in postsecondary education in 2007-08
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Funding dual credit programs: What do we know? What should we know?
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Educational Policy Improvement Center
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Trends in student aid 2009
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Women and college savings: A survey on parental attitudes and practices
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West: 2009-10
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
High school remediation
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Considerations for state colleges and universities in a post-recession America
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Does money matter?
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
The value of value-added data
Student debt and the class of 2008
Family factors and student outcomes
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Student debt 101
How youth plan to fund college
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
2012 Household financial planning survey
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
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
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Adult college completion toolkit
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombusman
Student debt and the class of 2011
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
You can go! Educator resources
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
The price of poverty in big time college sport
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Getting teacher evaluation right: A brief for policymakers
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
We serve, too: A toolkit about military teens
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Gender inequalities in education
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
State aid to nonpublic schools
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
How America pays for college 2011
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Is high school tough enough?
ACE Toolkit for veteran friendly institutions
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Know before you owe (student loans)
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
The Campus Computing Project
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
The College Completion Agenda
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
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
Building an early childhood professional development system
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
The numbers we need: Bringing balanced scorecards to education data
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes (Pathways to College Network Issue Brief)
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Best practices in social media: Summary of findings from the second comprehensive study of social media use by schools, colleges, and universities
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Shut out of the military: Today's high school education doesn't mean you're ready for today's army
Proposal for standardization of financial aid award letters and net price calculators
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Parents' guide to student success
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Improving community college success
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
Developmental education in community colleges
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
The rise of college student borrowing
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Community college student survey