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Author(s):Alliance for Excellent Education
Title:In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Organization:Alliance for Excellent Education
Short Description:This article describes the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law and its shortcomings in relation to improving the current state of affairs in America's high schools.
Annotation:This article describes the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law and its shortcomings in relation to improving the current state of affairs in America's high schools. This document also points out areas that need to be addressed in order to improve America's high schools and adequately prepare students to enter college and the workforce.
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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
Achievement Gap
High School
High School Graduation/Dropout Prevention
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Preparation/College Readiness

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College admissions tests as measures of accountability
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Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
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Education watch online
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Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
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Transitions to college: From theory to practice
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It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Seize the moment: The need for a comprehensive federal investment in adolescent literacy
Gaining ground: High schools closing the achievement gap
The US STEM education model (simulation)
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The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Charter schools that work: Economically integrated schools with teacher voice
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
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The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
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High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
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Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
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The nation's report card: Science 2011
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
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Education watch California: Key facts and figures
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Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
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Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
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Education Trust, Inc
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The American diploma project: Overview of research
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I-STEM Resource Network
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Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
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Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
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The 2010 Brown Center report on American education
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Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
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Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
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Breakthrough Collaborative
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Educational needs index
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Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
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Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Condition of education 2008
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Minority student achievement network
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Closing the achievement gap: An overview
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Understanding high school graduation rates (updated): National and state-specific information
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
CPS: A leader in AP growth
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Keeping America competitive: Five strategies to improve mathematics and science education
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Windows on achievement and inequality
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Latino students and disproportionality in special education
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
The funding gap 2007
Students with learning disabilities transitioning from high school to college
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Science and mathematics education indicators
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
The male achievement gap in Indiana
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Prevention of disproportionate special education representation using response to education (RTI)
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Clearing the path: Creating innovation space for serving over-age, under-credited students in competency-based pathways
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Cohort default rates in context
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
State policy profiles for completion by design
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Family factors and student outcomes
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Achieving graduation for all: A governor's guide to dropout prevention and recovery
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
The degree qualifications profile
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
Summer reading, summer not: How project READS (Reading Enhances Achievement During Summer) can advance equity
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
The impact of teacher experience
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Do high school grade configurations affect student achievement and outcomes?
The Elementary and Secondary Education Act: A Primer on Reauthorization in 2010
America's best (and worst) cities for school reform: Attracting entrepreneurs and change agents
ED Data Express
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
The state of state standards - and the Common Core - in 2010
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Presidential perspectives: The 2011 Inside Higher Ed survey of college and university presidents
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
The online learning imperative: A solution to three looming crises in education
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Do schools challenge our students? What student surveys tell us about the state of education in the United States
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Addressing Achievement Gaps: Black Male Teens: Moving to Success in the High School Years
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Gallup student poll national report
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Literacy instruction in the content areas: Getting to the core of middle and high school improvement
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
Raising achievement and graduation rates by supporting teachers in developing quality classroom instruction
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Average ACT® score for the high school class of 2006 is the highest since 1991
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Student African American Brotherhood
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Collegiate learning assessement project
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Hidden benefits: The impact of high school graduation on household income
Middle Start
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Every child a graduate: A framework for an excellent education for all middle and high school students
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
The relationship of high school graduation exams to graduation rates and SAT scores
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
Reforming public high schools: The greatest educational challenge
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
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
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Course credit accrual and dropping out of high school
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Economic mobility project
High school teaching for the twenty-first century: Preparing students for college
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Indiana by the numbers
State high school exit exams: Students with disabilities
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
The context of "choice" in college pathways
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Providing greater opportunities for deeper learning in NCLB waivers
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
National Coalition for College Completion
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Federal policy guidance issued on the rights of undocumented school children
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Gaining ground on high school graduation rates in SREB states: Milestones and guideposts
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Educational equity profiles: Practical leadership tools for equitable and excellent schools
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
International Benchmarking Toolkit
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Education pays 2010
Cracks in the ivory tower? The views of education professors circa 2010
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Closing the gap between high school and college
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Center on Reinventing Public Education
Improving accountability in public education
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Que pasa? Are English language learning students remaining in English learning classes too long?
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
AYP results for 2010-11
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
College- and career-ready: Using outcomes data to hold high schools accountable for student success
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Improving low-performing schools: Lessons from five years of studying school restructuring under No Child Left Behind
The 2009 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Supporting data use while protecting the privacy, security and confidentiality of student information: A primer for state policymakers
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
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Latino college completion: California
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
The value of value-added data
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
A Better Chance.org
Dropping out of high school and the place of career and technical education: A survival analysis of surviving high school
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Accelerated learning for all
Indian students and college preparation
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
A noble opportunity: Leading education change through a P-16 accountability model
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Academic pathways to access and student success
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Talent Development High Schools
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Our impoverished view of education reform
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Primary sources: America's teachers on America's schools
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Effectiveness, not seniority: Keeping the best teachers in high-need schools
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Mobility makers
The economic case for higher education
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Pathways to College Network
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Closing the expectations gap 2010
Reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act offers a new chance to improve education
Bitter pill, better formula: Toward a single, fair, and equitable formula for ESEA Title 1, Part A
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
College- and career-ready (video presentation): Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses.
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
Ready by 21 case study: Petaluma
The role of mentoring in college access and success
A way forward: A progressive vision for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Fault lines in our democracy: Civic knowledge, voting behavior and civic engagement in the United States
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Transitioning to the new high school graduation rate
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Telling it like it is: Youth speak out on the school to prison pipeline
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
The first year of high school
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Orphan Foundation of America
Good Shepherd Services
YouthBuild USA
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
The family: America's smallest school
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Rethinking high school: Five profiles of innovative models for student success
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
First generation college students: A literature review
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
College access: From the inside out
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Locating the dropout crisis: Which high schools produce the nation’s dropouts? Where are they located? Who attends them
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Excelencia in education
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- data and accountability systems
Peak experiences
Preparing students for success in college
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Brown at 50: King's dream or Plessy's nightmare
Closing the achievement gap series part II: Response to intervention (RTI), basic elements, practical applications, and policy recommendations
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
The Perkins Act of 2006: Connecting career and technical education with the college and career readiness agenda
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
North Central Regional Educational Research Laboratory: Data Primer
Lessons learned: New teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long-range plans
Boys and schools: Improving the health, education, and well-being of boys
Youth transition funders group
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
The Everyone Graduates Center
Center for Law and Social Policy
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Recommendations for addressing the needs of English Language Learners
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Enacting diverse learning environments: Improving the climate for racial/ethnic diversity in higher education
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
College tools for schools
Archdiocese of Indianapolis: The Church in central and southern Indiana
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
Kids Count Data Center
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
The case for change in college admissions
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Expanded measures of school performance
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
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
College InSight
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Why access matters: The community college student body
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Chidren's Budget 2010
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Improving community college success
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Hearing on non-traditional students
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Diploma to nowhere
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Reinventing the federal role in education: Supporting the goal of college and career readiness for all students
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
Measuring up 2006
State of college admission 2007
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Data sources for improving college access and success
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Office of Indian education programs
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Institutional research and the culture of evidence at community colleges
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Nontraditional undergraduates
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Identifying potential dropouts: Key lessons for building an early warning data system: A dual agenda of high standards and high graduation rates
Helping Teens Succeed
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
National Council of La Raza
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Schools, skills, and synapses
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
One-in-five and growing fast: A profile of Hispanic public school students
Meeting the invention challenge
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Growing What Works Database
Effective teaching: A key to success for all high school students
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Trends in college pricing 2011
Trends in student aid 2011
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
A critical moment: Child and youth homelessness in our nation's schools
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
The common core standards: What do they mean for out-of-school time?
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Cracking the credit hour
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
An undeveloped national resource: The unrealized potential of the nation's career/technical centers
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
Is high school tough enough?
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Who are America's poor children: The official story
Council for Exceptional Children
State high school exit exams: Trends in test programs, alternate pathways, and pass rates
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Financial education in TRIO programs
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Financing community schools: Leveraging resources to support student success
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Everybody ready for college
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Advancing teacher and prinicpal effectiveness: Four recommendations for reforming the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
And after high school? A pan-Canadian study of grade 12 students in French-language schools in minority settings: Educational aspirations and plans to pursue a career in their home regions -- Executive Summary
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Community college and high school partnerships
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Participation and success in the advanced placement program continue to grow in the SREB states
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
From qualifications to results: Promoting teacher effectiveness through federal policy
Making high school students into "college material"
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
National Center for Academic Transformation
Teaching for a new world: Preparing high school educators to deliver college- and career-ready information
Latino college completion: State series
Is it live or is it Internet? Experimental estimates of the effects of online instruction on student learning
BC AVID: Early implementation report
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (National Report)
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Postsecondary preparation and remediation: Examining the effect of the early assessment program at California State University
High school remediation
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
The connection between health and high school dropout
California high schools that beat the odds in high school graduation
Scaling community college interventions
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Principal-counselor toolkit
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Special education in high school redesign
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act - Accountability under NCLB: Interim report
The future of public education in New Orleans
Teacher quality in a changing policy landscape: Improvements in the teacher pool
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Communities in Schools
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Community colleges under stress
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
SREB Factbook on higher education
Assessing school engagement: A guide for out-of-school time program practitioners
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
What role do school leaders play in turning around low-performing schools?
Breaking the habit of low performance: Successful school restructuring stories
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Parent engagement toolkit
Teacher evaluation: New approaches for a new decade
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Reading next: A vision for action and research in middle and high school literacy
ACT national curriculum survey, 2005–2006
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Retooling career and technical education
Student loans and public accountability
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Postsecondary Access and Success
Economic mobility of black and white families
Differential grading standards among high schools
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Stalled in secondary: A look at student achievement since the No Child Left Behind act
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Educational attainment of people 18 years and over, by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin, for the 25 largest states: March 2000
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Achieving the dream: Community colleges count
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
Dispelling the myth - online
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
National College Access Program Directory
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
National Association of Street Schools
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
Standards for what? The economic roots of K-16 reform
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Detail to the key components of Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student preparation for college success
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Bridge Partnership
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Analyzing state and regional K-16 policies: A toolkit for researchers and policy analysts
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Academic pathways, preparation, and performance: A descriptive overview of the transcripts from the high school graduating class of 2003-04
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
Voices in urban education
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Bridges to Success
Success for All Foundation
Aligning postsecondary expectations and high school practice: The gap defined
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
America's high schools: The frontline in the battle for our economic future
Returning to our roots: Student access
U.S. immigration: Trends and implications for schools
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
EPAS®: A system that works
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
The last have become the first: Rural and small town America lead the way on desegregation
A college access contract
Workers need training, not tough talk
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Schools need good leaders now: State progress in creating a learning-centered school leadership system
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Washington Data and Reports
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
The real technology challenge
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
The rapid growth and changing complexion of suburban public schools
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
School funding's tragic flaw
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Diversifying the STEM pipeline: The model replication institutions program
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Assessing deeper learning
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Innovation in higher education: Public opinion survey results
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Movin' it and improvin' it! Using both education strategies to increase teaching effectiveness
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
ERIN Project: Education Resource Information Navigator
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Children of immigrants: 2008 state trends update
The Future of Children Journal: Immigrant children
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Principles for a comprehensive assessment system
Are we there yet? What policymakers can learn from Tennessee's growth model
State test score trends through 2007-08: Has progress been made in raising achievement for students with disabilities?
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Equitable resources in low income schools: Teacher equity and the Federal Title 1 comparability requirement
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The economic value of higher teacher quality
American Diploma Project (ADP) end-of-course exams: 2009 Annual report
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Elementary/Secondary Information System (ESLi)
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Achieving dramatic school improvement: An exploratory study
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
Field guide for improving student success
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
The condition of education in brief: 2005
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Work-based learning in California: Opportunities and models for expansion
The nation's report card: Science 2009
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
The accountability illusion
Measuring adequate yearly progress: What "other" factors besides reading and math
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Web tables: Choosing a postsecondary institution
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
The Condition of Education 2010
Public school graduates and dropouts from the common core of data: School year 2007-08
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Achieving results through community school partnerships: How districts and community leaders are building effective, sustainable relationships
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Five things education supporters should know about pension reform
Advancing civic learning and engagement in democracy: A road map and call to action
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
Preparing students to transition from high school to college: A review of the perceptions surrounding college and the challenges students face as they prepare for their collegiate experience
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Lining up: The relationship between the common core state standards and five sets of comparison standards
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Don't count us out: How an overreliance on accountability could undermine the public's confidence in schools, business, government and more
A big apple for educators: New York City's experiment with schoolwide performance bonuses
Projections of education statistics to 2018
The nation's report card: NAEP 2008: Trends in academic progress
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Language rights: An integration agenda for immigrant communities
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Do community colleges provide a viable pathway to a Baccalaureate degree?
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
All Kinds of Minds
Creating a college-going culture: A resource guide
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Rising by Degrees
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Center for native education
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Developing the STEM education pipeline
Choosing smart electives: Cultivating interests, strengths, and special talents
No child left behind: What it means for parents
What are ACT's college readiness benchmarks?
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Overview of education in Indiana: Preparing students for success
The college track: America's sorting machine
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
High schools for the new millennium
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Pathways to college access and success
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Tribal colleges, native studies programs, and Indian education
Institute for Educational Leadership
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Critical hours: Afterschool programs and educational success
The social prerequisites of success: Can college structure reduce the need for social know-how
The nation's report card: U.S. history 2006
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
The Mind Trust
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
SMASH Academy
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Turning Points
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
Indiana's P-16 plan for improving student achievement
Indiana Core 40 Scholars Initiative fact sheet
When it comes to school, girls rule
Getting honest about grad rates: How states play the numbers and students lose
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Prep for prep
Tough choices or tough times: The report of the new commission on the skills of the American workforce
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
The education pipeline in the U.S., 1970-2000
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Bridging the widest gap: Raising the achievement of Black boys
Student readiness for college: Connecting state policies
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
Dollars and sense: The cost effectiveness of small schools
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
Strategic instruction model
The high school transcript study: A decade of change in curricula and achievement, 1990-2000
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Betraying the college dream: How disconnected K-12 and postsecondary education systems undermine student aspirations
Measured progress: Achievement rises, and gaps narrow, but too slowly
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
The segregation of American teachers
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Lumina Foundation for Education
Achieve, Inc.
College is possible
A road map for learning: Improving educational outcomes in foster care: A strategic guide for success in school
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Measuring up 2004
Where have all the students gone
College success programs
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Creating a college-going culture guide
The relationship between career development and educational development: A selected review of the literature
American Indian science and engineering society
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
College guide for students with disabilities
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
The nation's report card: Civics 2006
Creating a welcoming campus climate
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Reforming American high schools: Case studies and resources on best practices
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
Lessons from the Lone Star state: Designing a sustainable model to expand early college high school in Texas
The higher education landscape for student service members and veterans in Indiana
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
Center on Education and the Workforce
Trends in eLearning: Tracking the impact of eLearning at community colleges
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
The role of schools in the English language learner achievement gap
For every 100 girls...
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Chasing the high school graduation rate: Getting the data we need and using it right
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Benefits of additional high school coursework and improved course performance in preparing students for college
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Organizing instruction and study to improve student learning
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
White students are racially isolated
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Improving quality and equity in education: Inspriring a new century of excellence in teaching and assessment
National dropout prevention center for students with disabilities
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Funding Gaps 2006
Latinos in elementary education
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Indiana college completion rates 2007
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Taking college courses in high school: A strategy for college readiness
Raising the bar: Aligning and elevating teacher preparation and the teaching profession
Teaching in a learner-centered environment powered by digital learning
Children of immigrants: The changing face of metropolitan America
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Trends in high school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 1972-2009
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Reducing dropout rates through expanded learning opportunities
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Adoption and adaptation: A framework for institutional reform
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
State education agencies as agents of change: What will it take for the states to step up on education reform
HSIs 2009-10
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Mind the (other) gap: State profiles
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
National education standards: Getting beneath the surface
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Developing a college-going culture in a middle school: A toolkit
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
Access to Learning
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Own the Turf: College and Career Readiness Counseling Campaign
A portrait of school improvement grantees
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
ESEA Briefing Book
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment reading 2011
Quick stats fact sheet: High schools in the United States
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
I Need a Pencil.com
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
The College Completion Agenda
HBCU distance learning 2010
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Value added of teachers in high-poverty schools and lower-poverty schools
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Why high stakes accountability sounds good but doesn't work - And why we keep on doing it anyway
Assessment for improvement: Tracking student engagement over time (NSSE 2009 Annual Report)
Using student achievement data to support instructional decision making
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Education for life and work: Developing transferable knowledge and skills in the 21st century
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
The role of Pell Grants in access, persistence and completion
Western Policy Exchanges
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
2009 State Teacher Policy Yearbook (State Reports)
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Succeeding with English language learners: Lessons learned from the Great City Schools
Alternative pathways to high school graduation: An international comparison
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Common measures for college access and success
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 5: Progress lags in high school, especially for advanced achievers
Data quality campaign 2012 snapshot
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Federal efforts to improve the lowest-performing schools: District views on school improvement grants
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
National adult learners satisfaction-priorities report
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
State of metropolitan America: The new metro minority map: Regional shifts, in Hispanics, Asians, and Blacks from Census 2010
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
How bold is "bold?" Responding to Race to the Top with a bold, actionable plan on teacher effectiveness
The challenge of college readiness
College readiness for all toolbox
Knocking at the College Door: Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity, 1992-2022 (State Profiles)
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
National Institute for Literacy
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Closing the achievement gap: School, community, family connections
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Tapping America's Potential
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Education in the United States: Parent primer (English Language Version)
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public high schools
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
If small is not enough...The characteristics of successful small high schools in Chicago
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Case studies of leading edge small urban high schools
State future workforce gap summaries
The challenges of change: Learning from the child care and early education experiences of immigrant families
What your community can do to end it's drop-out crisis: Learnings from research and practice
The first year of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Closing the racial achievement gap: The role of reforming instructional practices
Expanding learning time in high schools
Statement of the national summit on competitiveness: Investing in America's future
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Pathways to excellence
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Entering kindergarten: A portrait of American children when they begin school
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
The knowledge we need about race and racism
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
American Indian and Alaska Native children: Findings from the base year of the early childhood longitudinal study, birth cohort
Preliminary report on No Child Left Behind in Indiana country
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Career and technical education's role in American competitiveness
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Ready for college and ready for work: Same or different
Knowledge is power program
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
State high school exit exams: A maturing reform
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
The nation's dropout crisis: Indiana's tool-box to help students succeed
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and the Pathways to College Network framework: Mutually supportive visions and complementary goals
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Do grants matter?
Learning to earn
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Academic preparation and college success: Analysis of Indiana’s 2000 high school class
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Making good on a promise: What policymakers can do to support the educational persistence of dropouts
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Embedding college readiness indicators in high school curriculum and assessment
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
The real truth about low graduation rates: An evidence-based commentary
Improving the middle grades: Actions that can be taken now
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
National inventory of academic pathways
Funding and access issues in public higher education: A community college perspective
The consequences of dropping out of high school: Joblessness and jailing for high school dropouts and the high cost for taxpayers
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads