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Author(s):Rosenberg, B., Cross, C., Deich, S., and Cox, A.
Title:Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Source:http://www.edstrategies.net/pdf/C&J_Fed_Prog_In...
Date:2009
Organization:Cross & Joftus
Short Description:This report presents the rationale for adopting a more comprehensive approach to education reform, the role an inventory of federal programs can play in this effort, and the findings from a pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth.
Annotation:This report presents the rationale for adopting a more comprehensive approach to education reform, the role an inventory of federal programs can play in this effort, and the findings from a pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth. The inventory, which is at the heart of this work, illustrates the best and the worst of federal investments focused on improving educational outcomes for children and youth-- particularly those from disadvantaged families and communities. The pilot clearly shows the many ways that federal programs are seeking to support our young people, and it also highlights the clear and pervasive fragmentation in the system, which often prevents resources from being used to their greatest effect.
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Achievement Gap
Documents
Elementary School
Evidence-based Interventions/Promising Practices
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
Minority/Race/Ethnicity
P-16 (Pre K - Grade 16) Alignment and Initiatives
Policy
School Reform

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The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Youth and schools today: Why SEL is needed
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
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
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
The breaking through practice guide
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Summer bridge programs: Helping eighth-grade students successfully transition to high school
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Deciding on postsecondary education
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
What educators should learn from ER
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
A survival analysis of student mobility and retention in Indiana charter schools:
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Is school funding fair? A national report card
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Making high school students into "college material"
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Educational Policy Improvement Center
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for data analysts
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (March 2011 Update)
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
The impact of teacher experience
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
School funding's tragic flaw
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Primary progress, secondary challenge
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Gateway to College
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
The funding gap 2007
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
Understanding the common core state standards
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
The National Indian Education Study
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Assisting students struggling with reading: Response to Intervention (RtI) and multi-tier intervention in the primary grades
SparkAction.org
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Campaign for High School Equity
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
National inventory of academic pathways
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Schools, skills, and synapses
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Cal-SOAP
A new way on school integration
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
National Center for Summer Learning
Center on Reinventing Public Education
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
Aligning secondary and postsecondary education: Lessons from the past
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Student Success Skills
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
Assisting students struggling with mathematics: Response to Intervention (RtI) for elementary and middle schools
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Linking data across state agencies: States that are making it work
The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Operation Military Kids
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
What's in your cabinet? How agencies can collectively improve the lives of children and youth
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Early warning system middle grades tool
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Aligning early learning, K-12, and postsecondary systems
Middle-class schools for all
Windows on achievement and inequality
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
The Equity Project
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Voices in urban education
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
American student achievement institute
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Recommendations for state postsecondary data systems: A report from state data experts
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Transforming schools to meet the needs of students: Improving school quality and increasing learning time in ESEA
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The common core state standards: Caution and opportunity for early childhood education
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
America's private public schools
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
The achievement gap where you live
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Postsecondary Access and Success
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
National Association of Street Schools
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Focus on the alternative school calendar: Year-round school programs and update on the four-day school week
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Successful school turnarounds: Seven steps for school leaders
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Indiana's vision of Response to Intervention
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Federal Education Budget Project
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
The first year of high school
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Response to Intervention (RTI): A primer for parents
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Achievement gaps: How Hispanic and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading perform on the national assessment of educational progress
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Toolfind: Youth outcomes measurement tools directory
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Not prepared for class: High poverty schools continue to have fewer in-field teachers
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
The current status of school counseling outcome research
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
PreK-Grade 3: Which reading and literacy practices matter most?
Teacher leaders: Boosting teacher effectiveness and student achievement
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Education Trust, Inc
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Finance and resource issues in high school reform
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Cognitive behavioral interventions: An effective approach to help students with disabilities stay in school
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Ready by 21 case study: Massachusetts
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Learning connection: Providing data, resources, and tools to support student achievement
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Breakthrough Collaborative
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Gold Star School Counseling
The core components of RTI: A closer look at evidence-based core curriculum, assessment and progress monitoring, and data-based decision making
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
IDEA Partnership: Collaborative work on Response to Intervention
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
Achievement gap patterns of grade 8 American Indian and Alaska Native students in reading and mathematics
Improving community college success
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Opportunities and obstacles: Implementing stimulus-funded school improvement grants in Maryland, Michigan, and Idaho
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
The nation's report card: Science 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Parsing the achievement gap II
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Dropout prevention practice guide
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Beyond the bake sale: A community-based relational approach to parent engagement in schools
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
Closing the gap between high school and college
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
Student Success Skills: Tools and strategies for improved academic and social outcomes
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Achievement in America
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Who graduates in California?
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Third grade reading policies
Expanding Pathways: Transforming High School Education in California
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Parent engagement toolkit
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Tiered intervention on the high school level
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
The road to high-quality early education
Summertime program tune-up: Taking advantage of "down" time for needed program enhancements
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Research support for school counseling
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Effective Schoolwide Interventions
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
Council of the Great City Schools
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of Student Success Skills and Second Step
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Aligning postsecondary expectations and high school practice: The gap defined
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
African American achievement in America
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Success for All Foundation
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Pathways to college access and success
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Increasing the representation of women and people of color in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM): Scan and synopsis of approaches and opportunities
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Facts for education advocates
Intervention Central
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Effective literacy and English language instruction for English learners in the elementary grades
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
African American students and U.S. high schools
Center for native education
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
The Breakthrough High School project
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
What we know about dual enrollment
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Dual enrollment for high school students
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
The effects of in-state tuition for non-citizens: A systematic review of the evidence
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Schools, families, and Response to Intervention:
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Tackling tough topics: An educator's guide to working with military kids
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Effective dropout prevention and recovery: State dropout policy profiles
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Helping students navigate the path to college: What high schools can do
Reducing behavior problems in the elementary school classroom
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Ready by 21
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
15 Effective strategies for dropout prevention
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Financial education in TRIO programs
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
A call to action to raise achievement for African American students
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Education watch online
Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
What is P-16? A primer for legislators - a practical introduction to the concept, language and policy issues of an integrated system of public education
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Expanding learning time in high schools
Miles to go: Louisiana
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Response to Intervention: Resources for student service professionals
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Bridging the gap between high school and college
A Better Chance.org
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
The promise of Baldrige for K-12 education
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
Accelerated learning for all
Derechos Humanos: Los Derechos Humanos y Derechos Laborales de los Inmigrantes Latinos en los Estados Unidos (The human rights and labor rights of the Latin immigrants in the United States)
What works clearinghouse: English language learners
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying career exploration and planning skills in the achievement of life career goals
Foundation for excellent schools
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Learning to finish: A best practices "Wiki" sponsored by the Pew Partnership
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Educational needs index
Kids Count state-level data online
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Collaborative for acadmic, social, and emotional learning (CASEL)
The impact of afterschool programs that promote personal and social skills
New England Journal of Higher Education
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
Solving the data puzzle: A "how-to" guide on collecting and sharing information to improve educational outcomes for children in out-of-home care
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Who are America's poor children: The official story
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Latino college completion: California
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Western Policy Exchanges
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Federal efforts to improve the lowest-performing schools: District views on school improvement grants
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
A dozen facts about k-12 education
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Reengaging high school dropouts: Early results of the national guard youth challenge program evaluation
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Assessing deeper learning
Evaluate mentoring programs
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
From soft skills to hard data: Measuring youth program outcomes
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
College access: A framework for systemic program development
Black, White and Brown: Latino school desegragation efforts in the pre- and post- Brown vs. the Board of Education era
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
A college access contract
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Commonwealth Corporation
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
McNair scholar handbook
Kids2College
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Middle Start
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Opportunities for expanding college bridge programs for out of school youth
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
School and college partnerships: The missing link
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The accountability illusion
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Background on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Route 21: 21st century skills information, resources, and community tools
A five year comparison between an extended school year and a conventional year school: Effects on academic achievement
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
RTI Action Network: High school resources
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
State test score trends through 2007-08, Part 5: Are there differences in achievement between boys and girls?
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
A systemic approach to implementing response to intervention in three Colorado high schools
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Sustained positive effects on graduation rates produced by New York City's small public high schools of choice
Planning a school-based mentoring program
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Adolescent literacy
National Coalition for College Completion
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Reading on grade level in the third grade: How is it related to high school performance and college enrollment
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Background and context for equity audits
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Center on Education and the Workforce
Afterschool and workforce development: Helping kids compete
Alignment and the states: Three approaches to aligning the national assessment of educational progress with state assessments, other assessements, and standards
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
The connection between health and high school dropout
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Parents want to know
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
The national articulation and transfer network
The role of interim assessments in a comprehensive assessment system: A policy brief
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Latino students and U.S. high schools
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Learning in a new key
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
White students are racially isolated
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
For every 100 girls...
Building community learning systems: The Columbus learning center
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Indiana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
2004 Public opinion survey on education in Indiana
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Strategic instruction model
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
How do middle-school grade configurations impact student achievement and behavior?
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Mythbusting: Breaking down confidentiality and decision-making barriers to meet the education needs of children in foster care
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Can the American high school become an avenue of advancement for all?
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Learn and Serve America
U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Website
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
The CollegeKeys Compact 2012 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Chidren's Budget 2010
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Ed.gov Open Innovation Portal
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
New America Foundation Early Education Initiative
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Early reading proficiency (Leading Indicators Series)
RTI Progress monitoring tools chart
Recognition and response: Pathways to school success for young children
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
The role of mentoring in college access and success
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
The Everyone Graduates Center
Empowering effective teachers: Readiness for reform
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Don't stop collaborating - Just stop creating new collaboratives
School reform and improvement database
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Roadmap to RTI: Applying response to intervention in preschool settings
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Using early-warning data to improve graduation rates: Closing cracks in the education system
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Ready by 21: Making quality count
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
Mental health in school and school improvement: Current status, concerns, and new directions
Timing and duration of student participation in special education in the primary grades
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The family: America's smallest school
Planning resources for teachers in small high schools
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Career academies: Impacts on students' engagement and performance in high school
High Tech High Foundation
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
P-16: Building a cohesive education system from preschool through postsecondary
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Achieving diversity: Race neutral alternatives in American education
Preparing students for success in college
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Latino achievement in America
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Parental and family involvement literature review and bibliography: Exploratory report
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
The American diploma project: Overview of research
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Catching the Dream
Integrating grades 9 through 14: State policies to support and sustain early college high school
What works clearinghouse
Access to success initiative
A science-based framework for early childhood policy
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
The talent development high school model: Context, components, and initial impacts on ninth-grade students' engagement and performance
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Center for Student Opportunity
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Private school participants in programs under the No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: Private school and public school district perspectives
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (Database)
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Examining American Indian perspectives in the Central Region on parent's involvement in education
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
American Diploma Project Network: State Profiles
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
Evidence-based dropout prevention programs
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Gauging the gaps: A deeper look at student achievement
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Alternative schools: What's in a name?
Summer Search
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
Connected by 25: Financing policies and practices that support permanency for youth transitioning out of foster care
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Empowering effective teachers: Strategies for implementing reforms
Hearing on non-traditional students
Improving adolescent literacy: Effective classroom and intervention practices
The undereducated American
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Building an early childhood professional development system
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Recognition and response: An early intervening system for young children at-risk for learning disabilities: Research synthesis and recommendations
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Condition of education 2008
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
The role of the school counselor in the new era of RTI
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008 - Education provisions
The study of implementation in school-based preventative interventions: Theory, research, and practice
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Interventions for struggling readers
High school remediation
The Center for Public Education
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Developing Indiana's P-16 action plan
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Minority student achievement network
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
(Addendum to) Looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 integration
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
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
National College Access Program Directory
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Articulation, alignment, and the challenge of college-readiness
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
College is possible
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
NCHEMS information center
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Tennessee higher education commission: The case for P-16 education in Tennessee
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Knocking at the college door: California state report
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Private K-12 schools lag far behind public schools in using federal education programs
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Funding Gaps 2006
An investigation of factors influencing classroom motivation for postsecondary American Indian/Alaska native students
Meeting the high-school challenge: Making after-school work for older students
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
Improving math performance
Better outcomes for all: Promoting partnerships between Head Start and state Pre-K
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Special education in high school redesign
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Student learning plans: Supporting every student's transition to college and career
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Impact of homework on student achievement
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Response to Intervention resources for high schools
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
Education pays 2010
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Early college designs
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Early warning indicator systems
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
10 Pieces of advice from students for teachers
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Field guide for improving student success
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Indiana Partnerships Center
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
Vocational mentoring: An experience-based career mentoring program for high school juniors and seniors at risk of not graduating
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Project GRAD
Bridges to Success
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
El Puente Project
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
College Mentors for Kids
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Rural education at a glance
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Reducing the negative effects of large schools
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
All Kinds of Minds
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Missouri guidance and placement lessons: Applying employment readiness skills and the skills for on-the-job success
The ASCA national model
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Implementing evidence-based practices: six "drivers" of success
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Aligned expectations: A closer look at college admissions and placement tests
Institute for Educational Leadership
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Early college high school initiative: Brochure (2007)
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Unrealized promises: Unequal access, affordability, and excellence at community colleges in Southern California
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up standards
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Latino college completion: Texas
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for mathematics (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for mathematics (2004)
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
More time for learning: Student participation in extended day programming at the UCCS Donoghue campus during the 2009-10 school year
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
ETS: The Achievement Gap (website)
California District Report Cards
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
TIered interventions in high schools: Using preliminary 'lessons learned' to guide ongoing discussion
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
An employment training and job placement program for foster youth making the transition to adulthood in Cook County, Illinois
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
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)
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
AYP results for 2010-11
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
New policies should align with existing goals and plans for children and youth
We serve, too: A toolkit about military teens
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Council for Exceptional Children
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Indiana's Growth Model (for measuring student achievement)
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Moving targets: What it now means to make adequate yearly progress under NCLB
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Making graduation a priority
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Afterschool: A high school dropout prevention tool
A comparison of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects (June 2, 2010) to the American Diploma Project (ADP) benchmarks for English (2004)
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Addressing study error in the random assignment national evaluation of Upward Bound: Do the conclusions change?
Growing What Works Database
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Improving accountability in public education
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Latino youth and the pathway to college
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
The challenge of access and persistence
Creating a culture that supports academic excellence: Creating conditions that support academic achievement
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Involving families in high school and college expectations
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Educational equity center at AED
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Knowing how and where to obtain information about the world of work and post-secondary training/education
Helping Teens Succeed
What works clearinghouse: Middle school math
National Council of La Raza
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
Impact of for-profit and non-profit management on student achievement: The Philadelphia experiment
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Buried treasure: Developing a management guide from mountains of school data
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program