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Title:Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Source:http://www.cppp.org/files/2/PolicyPage_439%28F%...
Date:2010
Organization:Center for Public Policy Priorities
Short Description:Examines college readiness levels in Texas by race/ethnicity, age, and core subject and factors behind low completion rates at community and technical colleges.
Annotation:Examines college readiness levels in Texas by race/ethnicity, age, and core subject and factors behind low completion rates at community and technical colleges. Calls for reforming developmental education and assessment. Profiles current initiatives.
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Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
College learning for the new global century
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
The art of student retention
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Boosting postsecondary education performance
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Adult college completion toolkit
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Latino college completion: Texas
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Project WIn-Win
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The undereducated American
National Coalition for College Completion
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Transforming education in America
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Leveraging data for college completion
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Operation College Promise
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Accelerating the academic achievement of students referred to developmental education
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Scaling community college interventions
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
What is "career ready"?
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
College success programs
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Miles to go: Louisiana
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Just for the kids
Preparing today's high school students for tomorrow's opportunities
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Accelerated learning for all
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
The context of "choice" in college pathways
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Project Complete
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Center for Law and Social Policy
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Everybody ready for college
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
CollegeMeasures.org
Ensuring America's future: Federal policy and Latino college completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Grantmakers for Education
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Getting past go: Rebuilding the remedial education bridge to college success
National Center for Academic Transformation
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
New measures of student success in public higher education
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
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Meeting the invention challenge
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
Flexible learning options for adult students
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Rising by Degrees
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
2009 Student retention practices and strategies at four-year and two-year institutions
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
College InSight
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
High school remediation
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Time to Completion Web Site
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Making high school students into "college material"
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
The future workforce of Indiana
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Getting back on track: Effects of a community college program for probationary students
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
IPEDS Data Center
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
The Condition of Education 2010
A paradox of education progress
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
A contexualized reading-writing intervention for community college students
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Closing the gap between high school and college
What works in student retention 2010
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Student progression through developmental sequences in community colleges
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
The degree qualifications profile
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
A detection model of college withdrawal
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Quality counts 2008
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Remedial and developmental education at Ivy Tech
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Indiana college success coalition
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Access to success initiative
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Validity of high-school grades in predicting student success beyond the freshman year: High-school record vs. standardized tests as indicators of four-year college outcomes
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Standardization vs. flexibility: State policy options on placement testing for developmental education in community colleges
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Opening Doors project publications
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The career pathways how-to guide
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Correctional education facts
Recent STEM initiatives
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Moving into town - and moving on: The community college in the lives of traditional age students
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Postsecondary education opportunity
Data sources for improving college access and success
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
Saving now and saving later: How high school reform can reduce the nation's wasted remediation dollars
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Think College Indiana!
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Latino college completion: State series
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Gender inequalities in education
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
The college completion agenda: State capitals campaign 2011
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
The condition of education 2011
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Western Policy Exchanges
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
From remediation to acceleration: Early lessons from two Philadelphia back on track schools
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Three policies to reduce time to degree
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
The progress of education reform: Pre-K-12 literacy: State of the nation
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
The case for change in college admissions
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Students and teachers talk about school reform and student engagement
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
2012 SREB Annual Report
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
The economic case for higher education
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
First generation college students: A literature review
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Adult persistence and success in higher education: A brief annotated bibliography of online resources
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Measuring up 2004
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
NCHEMS information center
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Getting students ready for college and careers
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Claiming common ground: State policymaking for improving college readiness and success
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Schools to watch
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
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
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
American diploma project network Indiana action plan
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
Homeschoolers on to college: What research shows us
Homeschooled adults: Are they ready for college
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Nontraditional undergraduates
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Adult education participation in 2004-05
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Addressing the needs of adult learners
UA Adult Focus
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Colorado Reports
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Economic state of young America
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
McNair scholar handbook
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
The male achievement gap in Indiana
More student success: A systemic solution
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Youth with disabilities in the foster care system: Barriers to success and proposed policy solutions
Windows on achievement and inequality
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Enrollment status and outcomes
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Breaking through: Factsheet
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Projections of education statistics to 2019
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Adult College Completion Network
Education as a data-driven enterprise: A primer for leaders in business, philanthropy, and education
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Transfer and articulation policies
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
The US STEM education model (simulation)
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Education pays 2010
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
What educators should learn from ER
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Deciding on postsecondary education
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
How much are college students borrowing?
SREB Factbook on higher education
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
ACE Online Information Center
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Sustaining the Race to the Top reforms
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Insuring college failure risk
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Projections of education statistics to 2018
College tools for schools
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Good Shepherd Services
YouthBuild USA
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Student success courses in the community college: An exploratory study of student perspectives
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
Summer Search
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Opportunity.gov
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The public realities of private student loans
The state of learning disabilities 2009
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Education watch 2009
Charter schools in eight states: Effects on achievement, attainment, integration, and competition
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
College for all?
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
SREB/Go Alliance
Effective dropout prevention and recovery: State dropout policy profiles
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
College retention and graduation rates
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Parents' guide to student success
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Transforming high schools: Performance systems for powerful teaching
Lumina Foundation Focus: Discerning learning: Colleges find new ways to show what students know
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
The minds of boys
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Student persistence in college: More than counting caps and gowns
Diverse issues in higher education
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
The Fortune Society: Prisoner Re-entry
Adult Basic Education to Community Colleges Transitions Symposium Proceedings Report
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Condition of education 2008
Early intervention program and college partnerships
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
College for working adults
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Learn More Indiana: Adult learners
Tapping America's Potential
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Degree attainment
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
School Redesign Network
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Learning in a new key
The Breakthrough High School project
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Postsecondary education options for students with intellectual disabilities
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Tour of the male student mind in American higher education
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Educational Attainment in the United States 2006
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Highlights from the 2003 international adult literacy and lifeskills survey
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Student African American Brotherhood
A voice from the middle
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
State and district-level support for successful transitions into high school
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
What student engagement data tell us about college readiness
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Helping adult learners make the transition to postsecondary education
Education and incarceration
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- high quality teaching
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Turning Points
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Center for Student Opportunity
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Cal-SOAP
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Making good on a promise: What policymakers can do to support the educational persistence of dropouts
State and district approaches to school improvement: Helping all students meet high academic standards
Bridge Partnership
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
State strategies for redesigning high schools and promoting high school to college transitions
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
NASPA: Student affairs administrators in higher education
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
National inventory of academic pathways
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Student Retention.org
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
National High School Center
Education success program: A collaborative approach to an old challenge
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Value added: The costs and benefits of college preparatory programs in the united states
Latino youth and the pathway to college
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
School relationships foster success for African American students
The social prerequisites of success: Can college structure reduce the need for social know-how
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Encouraging news for college bound foster youth
Thinking college early
College completion: Additional efforts could help education with its completion goals
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
California District Report Cards
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Latino college completion in 50 states
Common Core implementation workbook
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Healthcare
5 Education factors in focus
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Common measures for college access and success
An examination of the information technology job market
Cracking the credit hour
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
College 101 courses for applied learning and student success
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Implementing common core state standards and assessments: A workbook for state and district leaders
Helping students get back on track: What federal policymakers can learn from New York City's multiple pathways to graduation initiative
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
The role of mentoring in college access and success
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Information constraints and financial aid policy
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Adolescent literacy
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Improving the odds for failing schools
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Snapshot report: Persistence
Snapshot report: Mobility
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Cohort default rates in context
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county