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Author(s):National Coalition for College Completion
Title:National Coalition for College Completion
Organization:National Coalition for College Completion
Short Description:The National Coalition for College Completion is a diverse, nonpartisan group representing business, civil rights, community-based, student and youth advocacy organizations. The Coalition is the voice of stakeholders outside of education and in support of federal and state programs, policies and funding to increase college completion.
Annotation:The National Coalition for College Completion is a diverse, nonpartisan group representing business, civil rights, community-based, student and youth advocacy organizations. The Coalition is the voice of stakeholders outside of education and in support of federal and state programs, policies and funding to increase college completion. The Coalition specifically urges support for promising practices within higher education institutions, states and communities that are transforming the postsecondary experience to better support today’s students.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement

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Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Public school choice in the District of Columbia: A descriptive analysis
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
A next social contract for the primary years of education
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
College Savings Foundation
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Global Skills for Global Completion
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Time to Completion Web Site
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
The College Completion Agenda
Grantmakers for Education
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
National Center for Academic Transformation
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
College Resources for Parents
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
College is affordable: A pilot study
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Pat Tillman Foundation
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
On the road to success
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Rising by Degrees
ACE Online Information Center
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
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
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
The public realities of private student loans
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
A college access contract
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Strategic directions in Indiana education
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Gateway to College
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
Catching the Dream
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
College Access: Indiana
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Adolescence: Are parents relevant to students' high school achievement and postsecondary attainment
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
The art of student retention
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
State higher education finance: FY 2004
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
National college access network
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Just and efficient college finance
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
College is possible
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Grappling with the access problem
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Returning to our roots: Student access
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Digest of Education Statistics
UA Adult Focus
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
How to apply for a scholarship: The money is there, but you have to ask for it
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Center for Student Opportunity
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
College learning for the new global century
Just for the kids
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Costs, prices, and affordability
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Economic state of young America
I-STEM Resource Network
The Workforce Alliance
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Parent primer on career exploration
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
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
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Higher education accountability for student learning
Indiana Association of Home Educators
Campaign for High School Equity
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Financial aid in theory and practice
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Measuring up 2008
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Growing What Works Database
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Does money matter? II
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Trends in student aid 2012
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Cohort default rates in context
Know before you owe (student loans)
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
How America pays for college 2012
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Latino college completion in 50 states
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
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?
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Center on Education and the Workforce
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Financial education in TRIO programs
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Community College 2.0
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Latino college completion: Florida
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
The role of mentoring in college access and success
The Future Ready Project
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Adult College Completion Network
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
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
Women Employed
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Trends in student aid 2010
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
A shared agenda: Action alert for community leaders
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Insuring college failure risk
The new net price calculator for college website
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
How America saves for college: 2010
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Why is college so expensive?
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Understanding the working college student
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
What is "career ready"?
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Grandparents investing in grandchildren: The Metlife study on how grandparents share their time, values, and money
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Trends in college pricing 2011
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
How America pays for college 2011
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Student debt and the class of 2011
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Women and college savings: A survey on parental attitudes and practices
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Trends in student aid 2009
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
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
OEDb Online Education Database
The future of middle-skill jobs
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2007
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Trends in college pricing 2008
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Enhancing college student success through developmental education
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Education Equality Project
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Best Business Schools
The Sallie Mae Fund
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Workers need training, not tough talk
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The family: America's smallest school
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
More student success: A systemic solution
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility of black and white families
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
All Kinds of Minds
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Learn and Serve America
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
National Center for Family Literacy
The Fortune Society: Prisoner Re-entry
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Diverse issues in higher education
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
State higher education finance: 2007
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
National League of Cities
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Low income student scholarships
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Education and incarceration
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Trends in college pricing 2006
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Talent Development High Schools
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Student African American Brotherhood
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Nontraditional undergraduates
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Preparing for college
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Guide to colleges for mothers
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Developing your vision while attending college
National and state data
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
School Redesign Network
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
National association of state approving agencies
Documenting the shift to merit
College planning center
Taxing matters
Involving families in high school and college expectations
The connection collection: School-family-community connections database
College access: From the inside out
National Center for College Costs
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 role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Bridges to Success
Lumina Foundation focus
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Merit aid and college access
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Gender gap grows
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Indiana dollars for scholars
Public attitudes on higher education
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Educational needs index
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
NCHEMS information center
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
College success programs
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Data sources for improving college access and success
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Education Trust, Inc
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Lumina Foundation for Education
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Profiles of Indiana and US colleges and universities
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
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
National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education
Indiana family college savings program
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Community College Research Center
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
Does public funding for higher education matter?
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Publications by Sean-Michael Green
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Admission possible
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
The federal government and the student aid partnership
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Turning college and career planning into family communication
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
The Montgomery GI bill: Less than meets the eye
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Colorado Reports
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
College: Making It Happen
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Benchmarks: Indicators of effective educational practice
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Price isn't the only consideration: Look beyond the cost side of the equation
Scholarship guide
Frequently asked questions
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
College of Adult and Professional Studies
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
Motivating the unmotivated student
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
It's not what you tell them, it's what they hear: College access marketing in your community
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
The debt explosion among college graduates
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
National Urban League Scholarships
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Access and participation profiles
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
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
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Latinos in graduate education
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Collegiate learning assessement project
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
YouthBuild USA
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Community colleges under stress
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Back to College (Back2College)
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Academic competitiveness grants
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Who graduates in California?
Economic mobility project
Education Finance Council
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Student success in college: Puzzle, pipeline, or pathway?
Trends in student aid 2007
Setting the stage for new high schools: Municipal leadership in supporting high school alternatives
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Student debt and the class of 2006
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Retooling career and technical education
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Community college fast facts
Degree attainment
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
From aspirations to action: The role of middle school parents in making the dream of college a reality
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act (H.R. 6893) Summary
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Developmental Education Toolkit
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Flexible learning options for adult students
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
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
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Trends in college pricing 2009
Field guide for improving student success
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Healthy Teen Network
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Does money matter?
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Three policies to reduce time to degree
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
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
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
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Common measures for college access and success
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
GetMeToCollege.org (How to prepare, pay for, and succeed in college for first-generation college students)
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Paying and saving for college
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
College for all?
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
The evaluation of charter school impacts: Final report
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
Pathways to College Network
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
The effects of public support on college attainment
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Latino college completion: State series
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
The case for change in college admissions
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
If only we told our story better...Reenvisioning state-university relations through the lens of public engagement
Gender inequalities in education
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Student success in higher education
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Parents' guide to student success
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
National Youth Employment Coalition
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Cohort default rate resources
Community college student survey
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
The rise of college student borrowing
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
Developmental education in community colleges
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Kentucky school-based family support: Twenty years later
Closing the gap between high school and college
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Community college and high school partnerships
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
HBCU distance learning 2010
A detection model of college withdrawal
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
College completion toolkit
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Scaling community college interventions
Accomodating student veterans with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder: Tips for campus faculty and staff
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Impacting college-going and completion rates in your community: Taking a systems approach
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
FIve ways ed pays: Five powerful ways a college degree can transform your life and your lifestyle
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Pell Institute: TRIO clearinghouse
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
College Affordability and Transparency Center
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
Student debt 101
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Family factors and student outcomes
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Toward reduced poverty across generations: Early findings from New York City's conditional cash transfer program
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Core commitments of participating (Achieving the Dream) colleges
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Georgia Graduation Coach Initiative
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Parent engagement toolkit
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Clearinghouse on foster youth and transition
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Paying for college: Cost comparison worksheet
College hopes and worries survey
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Cracking the credit hour
An examination of the information technology job market
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
College Greenlight
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
5 Education factors in focus
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
College Search Database.com
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Leveraging data for college completion
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Improving the odds for failing schools
Grapevine, Fiscal Year 2011-12
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
Grading student loans
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
College Abacus
The student debt crisis
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
National and regional accreditation information
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Canadian college student finances
The role of guidance in post-secondary planning
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Student debt and the class of 2008
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Educational Policy Improvement Center
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Access to Learning
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
IPEDS Data Center
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Parent and caregiver activities to create a college-going culture
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Indiana National Guard Supplemental Grant
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Indiana higher education facts
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Montgomery GI bill - active duty
FAFSA tips and resources for foster and unaccompanied youth without stable housing
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
College tools for schools
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Admissions in the 21st Century
Postsecondary connection: Making the link between high school preparation and college success
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Promising instructional reforms in developmental education: A case study of three Achieving the Dream colleges
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
High schools as launch pads: How college-going culture improves graduation rates in low-income high schools
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Connected by 25: Financing housing supports for youth transitioning out of high school
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Official cohort default rates for schools
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Commission to Build a Healthier America
Accelerated remedial math education: How institutional innovation and state policy interact
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
College Board scholarship search
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Accelerated developmental education project
Project on student debt: State by state data
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
College Savings Plan Network
Windows on achievement and inequality
Facts about college access and affordability
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
College planning resource directory
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Adventures in education: For college students
Adventures in education: For parents
College View
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
McNair scholar handbook
Early intervention program and college partnerships
The state of American manhood
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
College For Every Student
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Indiana college success coalition
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
Ron Brown Scholar Program
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Indiana University: Adult Student Resources
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
38th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2006-2007 Academic year
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
NASFAA's cash for college
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Latinos in undergraduate education
What works for Latino students
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Economic diversity on campus
Correctional education facts
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
What every student should know about federal aid
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Trip to college
Financial aid/ fellowships
Reflections on college access and persistence
National football league high school website: Academics
Schools to watch
Middle Start
Student loan forgiveness programs
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Repayment glossary
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Educational opportunity for all?
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
How do I pay for college?
Finding the right college for you
Funding your graduate education: Sources of information
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Pathways to excellence
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Top 10 tips for college admissions and financial aid
Campus visit checklist: How to make the most of the trip
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
College Planning Resources
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
The Breakthrough High School project
Making performance accountability work: English lessons for U.S. community colleges
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
FInAid: Veterans and the FAFSA
GI bill education benefits
GI bill: A reality check
Debunking the myth
Education: Solving the GI bill mystery
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Cashing in on the GI bill
Veterans benefits administration reports
Military money for college: Mainly a fantasy
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Project on student debt.org
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
National guard GI bill user's guide
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Education watch online
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
State of college admission 2007
Federal student aid for counselors
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Indiana dollars for scholars (presentation)
Puente Project
What community college practices and policies are effective in promoting student success: A study of high- and low-impact institutions
National High School Center
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
The NASFAA journal of student financial aid
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
American student achievement institute
College costs estimator service
The Navigator
Education Planner
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Involving parents
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
College Planning Network
The Education Network college planning site
College Compass
Family affiliation scholarships
Early college cost estimator
FINAID - Family Contribution Estimator
ACT financial aid need estimator
Federal financial aid
Mapping your future
College Goal Sunday
U Links
College Board online college planning resources
College Prep 101
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Financial aid resources
Foster youth: Funding for college
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education
Achieve, Inc.
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
State higher education finance: FY 2003
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Educational Policy Institute
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Improving education outcomes for foster youth
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
No merit in these scholarships
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Debt burden: Repaying student debt