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Short Description:The Education Trust--West works for the high academic achievement of all students at all levels, kindergarten through college, and to forever close the achievement gaps separating low-income students and students of color from other youth. Their basic tenet is that all children will learn at high levels when they are taught to high levels.
Annotation:The Education Trust--West works for the high academic achievement of all students at all levels, kindergarten through college, and to forever close the achievement gaps separating low-income students and students of color from other youth. Their basic tenet is that all children will learn at high levels when they are taught to high levels. They are focused on California’s most serious problem: the huge achievement gaps separating low-income students and students of color from other young Californians.
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Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
No Child Left Behind - standards, assessment, and accountability
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Advocacy in action toolkit
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Latino youth and the pathway to college
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
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)
Center on Reinventing Public Education
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Ramp-up to Readiness
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
RTI classification tool and resource locator
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Complete College America
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Postsecondary success
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Latino achievement in America
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
I-STEM Resource Network
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Evolving No Child Left Behind
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
College tools for schools
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
What works for Latino students
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Catching the Dream
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Kids Count Data Center
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Education Bill Tracking Database
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
American Diploma Project Network: State Profiles
Breakthrough Collaborative
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
College InSight
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Financial education in TRIO programs
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
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)
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Data for action 2011
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
AYP results for 2010-11
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Ohio's career development program
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Data: The missing piece to improving student achievement
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
ESEA Briefing Book
Research support for school counseling
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Measuring inequity in school funding
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Deciding on postsecondary education
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Achievement in America
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Parents want to know
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Indiana State Profile
Center for native education
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Gateway to College
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
The accountability illusion
Indiana Partnerships Center
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
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
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
The College Match Program
The economic value of higher teacher quality
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Response to Intervention policy
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
The impact of teacher experience
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
YourWordsToday.org
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Smart class-size policies for lean times
A dozen facts about k-12 education
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
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
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
The nation's report card: Science 2009
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
Measuring adequate yearly progress: What "other" factors besides reading and math
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Transforming education in America
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Understanding the common core state standards
Opportunity in America: The role of education
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Success for All Foundation
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
The ASCA national model
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Principal-counselor toolkit
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
College is possible
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
School Redesign Network
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
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
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Improving math performance
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
No Excuses University Network
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Latino college completion: State series
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
America's private public schools
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
High school remediation
The Center for Public Education
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
How do middle-school grade configurations impact student achievement and behavior?
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Educational needs index
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Office of Indian education programs
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Gender gap grows
Foundation for excellent schools
Latinos in secondary education
Expanding learning time in high schools
Improving accountability in public education
National Center for Summer Learning
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
National Council of La Raza
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Helping Teens Succeed
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Bullying and open enrollment
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
IPEDS Data Center
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
On her majesty's school inspection service
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
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
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
"Careers for the future" education program
See Forever Foundation
YouthBuild USA
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
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (Database)
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Diverse issues in higher education
Center for Law and Social Policy
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
College access and success state data
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Gauging the gaps: A deeper look at student achievement
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Pathways to college policy forum
Latinos Online
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Center for Student Opportunity
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
School relationships foster success for African American students
Education and incarceration
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
High Tech High Foundation
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
The undereducated American
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
The condition of education 2011
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Time for learning: Education policy whitepaper
Now what? Imperatives and options for common core implementation and governance
Summer Search
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Foundation for Education Excellence
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
The current status of school counseling outcome research
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
New data reveal percent of college credits taken by high school students
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
HBCU distance learning 2010
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
A closer look at the principal-counselor relationship: A survey of principals and counselors
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Growing What Works Database
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Where are the Black scientists?
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Improving your child's education: A guide for African-American parents
Improving your child's education: A guide for Latino parents
Academic pathways to access and student success
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Indian students and college preparation
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
A new way on school integration
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Talent Development High Schools
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
End-of-course exams
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers need to know?
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Alignment and the states: Three approaches to aligning the national assessment of educational progress with state assessments, other assessements, and standards
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
SREB Factbook on higher education
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
The road to high-quality early education
HSIs 2009-10
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Learn and Serve America
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Measuring up 2008
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Condition of education 2008
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Alliances for graduate education and the professoriate (AGEP)
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
For every 100 girls...
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
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
American Indian science and engineering society
The Kalamazoo Promise
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility project
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
National College Access Program Directory
Latinos in elementary education
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
For better science, just add color
Low income student scholarships
The nation's report card: Civics 2006
National Association of Street Schools
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Boys and girls harbor
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
State aid to nonpublic schools
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Third grade reading policies
Public education finances: 2010
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Washington Data and Reports
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Kids2College
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
The Breakthrough High School project
American Indian education foundation
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Are bad schools immortal?
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Funding education equitably: The "comparability provision" the move to fair and transparent school budgeting systems
Effective instructional strategies
Supplemental educational services non-regulatory guidance
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
The Condition of Education 2010
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
SREB/Go Alliance
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
Project U-turn
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
Extended-day Learning Opportunities Online Resource Center
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Early warning system middle grades tool
State policy profiles for completion by design
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation