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Author(s):Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Title:The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Organization:Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Short Description:The Path Forward discusses the essential role of graduate education in producing a highly skilled workforce in the United States.
Annotation:The Path Forward discusses the essential role of graduate education in producing a highly skilled workforce in the United States. In order to secure American innovation and competitiveness in the 21st century, graduate school must remain a viable option for a growing number of Americans.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Graduate Study
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
Social and Economic Benefits of College/Economic Development

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Latino college completion: California
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
A sound investment: The community college dividend
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Latino college completion: Texas
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
College for all?
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
National Coalition for College Completion
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Latino college completion: State series
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
The College Match Program
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Ten facts about the recovery
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Improving community college success
Latino college completion: Florida
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
The global gender gap index: 2011
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Hearing on non-traditional students
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Adult college completion toolkit
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Latino college completion in 50 states
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
The national articulation and transfer network
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Colorado Reports
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Engaging students, challenging the odds
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
National Center on Education and the Economy
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Community colleges under stress
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
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
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Growing What Works Database
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
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
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Campaign for High School Equity
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Education watch 2009
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Young workers: A lost decade
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
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
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
The real technology challenge
Center for native education
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Education and economic mobility
Windows on achievement and inequality
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Flexible learning options for adult students
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Condition of education 2008
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Diverse issues in higher education
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
New England Journal of Higher Education
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Catching the Dream
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
The broader societal benefits of higher education
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Effective multicultural curriculum transformation in "advanced" mathematics and "hard" sciences
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Leading by example
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Postsecondary Access and Success
Retooling career and technical education
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
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
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Earnings by attainment
Opening Doors project publications
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
UA Adult Focus
African American students and U.S. high schools
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
College of Adult and Professional Studies
What's wrong with guys?
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
5 Education factors in focus
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
Labor market returns to sub-baccalaureate credentials: How much does a community college degree or certificate pay?
What is "career ready"?
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Caught in the crisis: Students of color and native students in U.S. high schools
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
An examination of the information technology job market
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Operation College Promise
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
The hidden costs of community colleges
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
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
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The National Indian Education Study
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
The Condition of Education 2010
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Community College 2.0
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Understanding the working college student
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
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
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
The workplace realities
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
Graduated success: Sustainable economic opportunity through one- and two-year credentials
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
The College Completion Agenda
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Grantmakers for Education
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Five ways ed pays (Spanish language version)
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
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
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Women Employed
The toll of the great recession: Childhood poverty among Hispanics sets record, leads nation
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Trends in student aid 2011
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
State policy profiles for completion by design
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Higher education, merit-based scholarships and post-baccalaureate migration
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
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
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Improving the odds for failing schools
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Latino students and U.S. high schools
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
The Breakthrough High School project
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
College learning for the new global century
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Education and incarceration
Correctional education facts
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Where are the Black scientists?
Student African American Brotherhood
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
College success programs
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Higher education's contribution to the knowledge economy
Solutions for our future.org
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Lumina Foundation for Education
African American achievement in America
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Education watch online
2002 State new economy index
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Stats Indiana
Kids Count state-level data online
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Foundation for excellent schools
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Puente Project
High school reform and work: Facing labor market realities
Measuring up 2006
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
The Progress of education reform: Hispanic achievement
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Project Complete
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
The future workforce of Indiana
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Orphan Foundation of America
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
Workers need training, not tough talk
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
ACE Online Information Center
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Family factors and student outcomes
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Financial education in TRIO programs
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Military service members and veterans in higher education: What the new GI Bill may mean for postsecondary institutions
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Educational policies for integrating college competencies and workforce needs: Cases from Brazil, Mongolia, Ukraine, and the United States
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
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
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Commission to Build a Healthier America
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
State education activities to support mission growth
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2008 (tables)
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary 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
The state of learning disabilities 2009
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Insuring college failure risk
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
The dropout/graduation crisis among American Indian and Alaska Native students: Failure to respond places the future of native peoples at risk
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
The value of value-added data
Help wanted: Postsecondary education and training required
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Are student employment and academic success linked?
The price of knowledge, vol. 4, chapter 1: The value of a degree: Education, employment and earnings in Canada
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
The future of public education in New Orleans
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Projections of education statistics to 2016
Enrollment status and outcomes
U.S. population projections: 2005-2050
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
A Better Chance.org
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Facts for education advocates
"Careers for the future" education program
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Good Shepherd Services
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Education and correctional populations
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Bridge Partnership
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Minority student achievement network
Bridges to Success
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Resources for businesses hiring formerly incarcerated persons
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Latino achievement in America
Public attitudes on higher education
Rural education at a glance
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
National college access network
Postsecondary education opportunity
Council for Opportunity in Education
Education Trust, Inc
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
NCHEMS information center
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Help wanted: Advanced education and the changing workforce
The looming workforce crisis: Preparing American workers for 21st century competition
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Our impoverished view of education reform
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
What’s wrong with the guys
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
The educational pipeline: Big investment, big returns
Is more better? The impact of postsecondary education on the social and economic well-being of American society
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
College students working: The choice nexus
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
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
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Teaching and learning across the class divide
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Findings and trends Fall 1990 - Fall 2000
Bridge program planning guide
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
2003 Graduation rates for 4-year and 2-year Title IV degree granting institutions by sector, race, and gender
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Hidden benefits: The impact of high school graduation on household income
A new way on school integration
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
The future at work: Trends and implications
Education and public safety
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Washington Data and Reports
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Dream it! Do it!
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
Graduation matters: Improving accountability for high school graduation
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Developing your vision while attending college
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
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
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Digest of Education Statistics
For better science, just add color
The status of working families in Indiana: 2006 update
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
The importance of being in school: A report on absenteeism in the nation's public schools
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
On the road to success
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Trends in student aid 2012
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
Common measures for college access and success
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Cracking the credit hour
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
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The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
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Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
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Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
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Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
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Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
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Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
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Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
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FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
A balance sheet at 30 months: How the great recession has changed life in America
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
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Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
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Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
Raising the roof: Explore California public school data
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
The impact of teacher experience
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
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Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
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Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
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Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Immigrant mothers' involvement in their children's education at home and at school in 1999-2000
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Midwest evaluation of the adult functioning of former foster youth
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
How America saves for college: 2010
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
The rise of college student borrowing
Grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
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Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
I Need a Pencil.com
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
A detection model of college withdrawal
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
The degree qualifications profile
Community college student survey
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Pew Hispanic Center Country of Origin Profiles
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Expanding the mission: Community colleges and the functions of workforce intermediaries
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
The Network on Transitions to Adulthood
The worst of times: Children in extreme poverty in the South and nation
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Adult College Completion Network
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The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Kids Count Data Center
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
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
The Future Ready Project
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
The great unraveling: A portrait of the middle class
Characteristics of GED recipients in high school: 2002-06
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Science and engineering indicators 2012
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Innovations in labor market information and their application
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Information constraints and financial aid policy
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Educational attainment in the United States: 2011
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Western Policy Exchanges
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
California District Report Cards
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
No end in sight? The long term youth jobs gap and what it means for America
SREB State progress reports 2012
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
The nation's report card: Science 2011
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
Graduate Retention Program
State of adult literacy
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
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Funding Gaps 2006
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Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Learning in a new key
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG.org)
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
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From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Economic diversity on campus
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Ensuring academic success for English learners
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
The career pathways how-to guide
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
Savvy assessment and evaluation skills
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Why diversity matters
Institute for Educational Leadership
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)
Exploring careers
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
The knowledge we need about race and racism
Nontraditional undergraduates
What works for Latino students
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
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The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Collegiate learning assessement project
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Indiana baccalaureate graduation data
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Data sources for improving college access and success
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
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
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Measuring up 2004
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Investing in America's future
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Growing by degrees: Online education in the United States
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Primary progress, secondary challenge
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
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
The nation's dropout crisis: Indiana's tool-box to help students succeed
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
American Indian higher education consortium
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Resistance theory and the transculturation hypothesis as explanations of college attrition and persistence among culturally traditional American Indian students
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Dispelling the myth - online
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
American student achievement institute
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
The effects of students' middle-school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor's degree: How can school counselors make a difference
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Knowledge is power program
National Association of Street Schools
Grappling with the access problem
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
State of college admission 2007
American FactFinder
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
HE (Higher Education) opportunity efforts in a global context
The Workforce Alliance
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Indiana by the numbers
Schools, skills, and synapses
The Working Poor Families Project
What every college access practitioner should know about: Unintended consequences, criminal justice edition
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
College For Every Student
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
The minds of boys
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Middle-class schools for all
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Starfish Initiative
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
A college access contract
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Transitions -- First-generation students: A promising concept?
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Multiple pathways to STEM: Examining state differences in community college attendance among Latino STEM bachelor's degree holders
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Time to Completion Web Site
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
The nation's report card: Reading 2009
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
How much are college students borrowing?
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Value of a college education (calculator)
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
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
US Department of Labor Youth Services: Summaries of education models
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Estimating the social value of higher education: Willingness to pay for community and technical colleges