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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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Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Dispelling the myth - online
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Education watch 2006 state summary reports
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
SMASH Academy
Minority student achievement network
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
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
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)
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The changing landscape of American public education: New students, new schools
The segregation of American teachers
Just for the kids
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
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
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
Ramp-up to Readiness
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Common core state standards: Progress and challenges in school districts' implementation
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Advocacy in action toolkit
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
Shifting trends in special education
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Public school graduates and dropouts from the Common Core of Data: School year 2008-09
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Postsecondary success
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Americans want more coverage of teacher performance and student achievement
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
How many schools and districts have not made adequate yearly progress? Four-year trends
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Fewer, clearer, higher: Moving forward with consistent, rigorous standards for all students
No time to delay: Delivering the statewide data systems California's students deserve
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
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
RTI classification tool and resource locator
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
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Implementing data-informed decision making in schools: Teacher access, supports, and use
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Complete College America
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Financial education in TRIO programs
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Children's Defense Fund State Factsheets
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Achieving a wealth of riches: Delivering on the promise of data to transform teaching and learning
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
College InSight
Interim report on the evaluation of the growth model pilot project
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
YourWordsToday.org
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Education Bill Tracking Database
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
Response to Intervention policy
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
The impact of teacher experience
Teacher and leader effectiveness in high-performing education systems
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
ESEA Briefing Book
Research support for school counseling
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
The economic value of higher teacher quality
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)
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
The College Match Program
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
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
What savings are produced by moving to a four-day school week?
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Data for action 2011
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Data: The missing piece to improving student achievement
Parents want to know
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Measuring inequity in school funding
Kids Count Data Center
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Engaging students, challenging the odds
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (English version)
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
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Indiana State Profile
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
What works for Latino students
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
The challenge and call for cultural adjustments in educating African American males: Implications for school counselors and leaders
Catching the Dream
Achievement in America
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Annotated bibliography of minority achievement
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Gateway to College
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Indiana Partnerships Center
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
The accountability illusion
Deciding on postsecondary education
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Breakthrough Collaborative
American Diploma Project Network: State Profiles
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Ohio's career development program
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Center for native education
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
State-level high school improvement systems checklist
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Civic engagement through digital citizenship: Engaging youth in active, participatory citizenship
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
AYP results for 2010-11
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Smart class-size policies for lean times
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
A dozen facts about k-12 education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
Teacher voices: Teachers talk about some of the big problems they face in the classroom and how these impede student learning
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Bullying and open enrollment
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
On her majesty's school inspection service
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
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
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Preserving integration options for Latino children: A manual for educators, civil rights leaders, and the community
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
National Council of La Raza
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
School Redesign Network
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Improving math performance
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Opportunity in America: The role of education
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and student benefits: Implications for the safe schools/healthy students core elements
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
IPEDS Data Center
Beyond test scores: Leading indicators for education
Improving accountability in public education
Center for data-driven reform in education (CDDRE)
Learning Point Associates: Data for school improvement
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
National Center for Summer Learning
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Sizing up state standards: 2008
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
College is possible
Foundation for excellent schools
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Educational needs index
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
American Indian student achievement in Montana public schools: Features of the achievement gap and policy prescriptions
Office of Indian education programs
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Gender gap grows
Success for All Foundation
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
The ASCA national model
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
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
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Engaging Mexican Immigrant Parents in Their Children's Education: A Guide for Teachers
Helping Teens Succeed
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Critical connections: Linking states’ unit record systems to track student progress
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Latinos in secondary education
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Expanding learning time in high schools
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Principal-counselor toolkit
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Whose schools? Our schools! Get involved: An action guide for parent participation in education
Integrating suburban schools: How to benefit from growing diversity and avoid segregation
Congressional budget action for fiscal year 2012 and its impact on education funding
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
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Transforming education in America
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Putting it all together: Supporting continuous improvement in education through strategic use of data systems
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Latino college completion: State series
America's private public schools
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 1: Rising scores on state tests and NAEP
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Measuring adequate yearly progress: What "other" factors besides reading and math
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promise of for-profit colleges and universities
Beyond the bubble: Technology and the future of student assessment
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Digital learning now! Ten elements of high quality digital learning
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
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
Understanding the common core state standards
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Culturally responsive Response to Intervention
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
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 Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
Comparing NCLB and the Obama administration's blueprint
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
How do middle-school grade configurations impact student achievement and behavior?
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Educational Policy Improvement Center
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
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)
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
No Excuses University Network
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Standards in practice: An instructional gap analysis
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
The Center for Public Education
High school remediation
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Supplemental educational services non-regulatory guidance
Effective instructional strategies
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Alignment and the states: Three approaches to aligning the national assessment of educational progress with state assessments, other assessements, and standards
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
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
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Growing What Works Database
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Gauging the gaps: A deeper look at student achievement
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
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
Whole-school reform: Transforming the nation's low-performing high schools
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Foundation for Education Excellence
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Effects of state-mandated standardized tests on student achievement
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Writing to read: Evidence for how writing can improve reading
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Project U-turn
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Should sixth grade be in elementary school or middle school?
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
Extended-day Learning Opportunities Online Resource Center
Time for learning: Education policy whitepaper
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
The current status of school counseling outcome research
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
The Condition of Education 2010
School turnaround teachers: Competencies for success
Models of Response to Intervention in the Northwest Region States
SREB/Go Alliance
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Understanding the K-12 common core standards in English language arts and literacy in history/social studies, science, and technical subjects
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Funding education equitably: The "comparability provision" the move to fair and transparent school budgeting systems
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do parents need to know?
Spotlight on the common core state standards: What do teachers 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
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Are bad schools immortal?
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
HBCU distance learning 2010
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
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Now what? Imperatives and options for common core implementation and governance
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Improving teacher quality: Here's how (guidebook)
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
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
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
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Slow off the mark: Elementary school teachers and the crisis in science, technology, engineering, and math education
The condition of education 2011
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
The undereducated American
Mapping state proficiency standards onto the NAEP scales: Variation and change in state standards for reading and mathematics, 2005-09
Hispanic college enrollment spikes, narrowing gaps with other groups
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
HSIs 2009-10
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
The nation's report card: Findings in brief: Reading and mathematics 2011: National assessment of educational progress at grades 4 and 8
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
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
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
For better science, just add color
Where are the Black scientists?
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Low income student scholarships
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
The nation's report card: Civics 2006
Latinos in elementary education
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Leaders and laggards: A state-by-state report card on educational effectiveness
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Education and incarceration
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
A new way on school integration
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Latinos Online
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Answering the question that matters most: Has student achievement increased since No Child Left Behind?
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Names, expectations and the Black-White test score gap
Alliances for graduate education and the professoriate (AGEP)
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Washington Data and Reports
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Boys and girls harbor
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Center for Student Opportunity
Pathways to college policy forum
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Designing and financing an integrated program of college study: Lessons from the California Academy of Liberal Studies
National College Access Program Directory
American Indian education foundation
American Indian science and engineering society
Indian students and college preparation
Bridging the gap between high school and college
High Tech High Foundation
Talent Development High Schools
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Losing our future: How minority youth are being left behind by the graduation rate crisis
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
School relationships foster success for African American students
Improving your child's education: A guide for African-American parents
Improving your child's education: A guide for Latino parents
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
National Association of Street Schools
Academic pathways to access and student success
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
A look at immigrant youth: Prospects and promising practices
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
College access and success state data
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
See Forever Foundation
YouthBuild USA
"Careers for the future" education program
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Measuring up 2008
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Educating English language learners at the high school level: A coherent approach to district- and school-level support
Summer Search
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
A closer look at the principal-counselor relationship: A survey of principals and counselors
SREB Factbook on higher education
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education (Database)
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Some perspectives from rural school districts on the No Child Left Behind Act
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
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
Racial disparities and the new federalism
The Kalamazoo Promise
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
The Breakthrough High School project
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Not black and white: Making sense of the United States Supreme Court decisions regarding race-conscious student assignment plans
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Early intervention program and college partnerships
For every 100 girls...
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility project
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Condition of education 2008
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Closing the achievement gap: Exploring quality choices: Vouchers
Diverse issues in higher education
Center for Law and Social Policy
Kids2College
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Learn and Serve America
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
College completion: Who graduates from college, who doesn't and why it matters
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
8th Annual AP report to the nation
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
End-of-course exams
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
State aid to nonpublic schools
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
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
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
The road to high-quality early education
State responses to the increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders
State policy profiles for completion by design
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Early warning system middle grades tool
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Third grade reading policies
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Public education finances: 2010
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices