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Author(s):Tym, C., McMillion. R., Barone, S., and Webster, J
Title:First generation college students: A literature review
Source:http://www.tgslc.org/pdf/first_generation.pdf
Date:2004
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Short Description:Examines issues related to access, preparation, persistence and retention, and college financing for first generation college students and their families.
Annotation:This literature review examines issues related to access, preparation, persistence and retention, and college financing for first generation college students and their families. Demographic characteristics of these students are described, with attention to specific challenges they face.
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Admissions
College Access
Documents
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Enrollment
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
First Generation College Students
Low-Income Students
Minority/Race/Ethnicity
Persistence/Retention
Preparation/College Readiness
Transition to College

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State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
State policy profiles for completion by design
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
College students working: The choice nexus
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
National college access network
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
The art of student retention
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Miles to go: Louisiana
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
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Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
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Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Making high school students into "college material"
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Community colleges under stress
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
College Access: Indiana
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
YMCA
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Low-income students and college success: More than money
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Breaking through: Factsheet
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Who graduates in California?
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Access to success initiative
A college access contract
Postsecondary Access and Success
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Retooling career and technical education
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
Economic state of young America
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Rethinking developmental education in community colleges
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Deciding on postsecondary education
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Education watch 2009
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
The benefits of racial/ethnic student groups: A psychologist explains
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Finding the right college for you
Immigration debate resources
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Admission possible
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
National Urban League Scholarships
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
The state of college affordability in Indiana
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Academic pathways to access and student success
Cal-SOAP
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Puente Project
Bridge Partnership
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Postsecondary education opportunity
Lumina Foundation for Education
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Educational needs index
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
College success programs
Preparing diverse adolescents for the transition to adulthood
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Improving the odds for failing schools
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Prison vs. Princeton
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Trends in student aid 2011
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Student success courses and educational outcomes at Virginia community colleges
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
On the road to success
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Repository of resources for undocumented students
What is "career ready"?
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Healthcare
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Latino college completion: Florida
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Central Indiana Talent Alliance
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Financial education in TRIO programs
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Complete College America
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Growing What Works Database
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
The breaking through practice guide
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
College for Every Student (CFES): Assessment of student outcomes 2007-08
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
The College Completion Agenda
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
GetMeToCollege.org (How to prepare, pay for, and succeed in college for first-generation college students)
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2009-10 bowl-bound college football teams - academic performance improves but race still matters
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Understanding the working college student
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
HBCU distance learning 2010
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Everybody ready for college
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Community college and high school partnerships
Trends in student aid 2010
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Keeping score when it counts: Graudation success and academic progress rates for the 2011 NCAA Division1 men's basketball tournament teams
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Latino college completion: California
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Adult college completion toolkit
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
College Greenlight
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Latino college completion in 50 states
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Cohort default rates in context
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
No merit in these scholarships
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
First generation students in postsecondary education: A look at their college transcripts
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
African American achievement in America
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Latino youth finishing college: The role of selective pathways
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Do grants matter?
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Just and efficient college finance
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Reality check 2006: Are parents and students ready for more math and science
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Grappling with the access problem
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Recent changes in the entry of Hispanic and White youth into college
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Gender gap grows
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Foundation for excellent schools
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College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Access to higher education in Indiana
Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Minorities in higher education twenty-first annual status report, 2003-04
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Education and the economy: An indicators report
American Indian higher education consortium
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
How do I pay for college?
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Student African American Brotherhood
Leading by example
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
What works for Latino students
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Putting kids on the pathway to college: How is your school doing? A college pathways rubric
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Campaign for High School Equity
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
How much are college students borrowing?
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Educational Policy Improvement Center
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
State future workforce gap summaries
Trends in college pricing 2008
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
The future of middle-skill jobs
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Center for Law and Social Policy
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Developing your vision while attending college
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Indiana State Profile
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Dream it! Do it!
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
The Breakthrough High School project
School Redesign Network
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
The national articulation and transfer network
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
National Council of La Raza
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
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Orphan Foundation of America
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Promising practices for community college developmental education
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
A Better Chance.org
Academic competitiveness grants
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Starfish Initiative
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
College For Every Student
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Hispanic College Fund
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Center for native education
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
A call to action: Why America must innovate
National and state data
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Colorado Reports
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Helping Teens Succeed
Mission: Possible!
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
College.gov
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Think college? Me? Now?
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Flexible learning options for adult students
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
The future workforce of Indiana
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Sexual orientation and outcomes in college
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Financial aid in theory and practice
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
College learning for the new global century
For better science, just add color
Where are the Black scientists?
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Collegiate learning assessement project
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Scholarship guide
Frequently asked questions
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Tips for finding a college match: Characteristics your child should consider
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Low income student scholarships
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Accelerated learning for all
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Trends in African American and Native American participation in STEM higher education
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
American Indian college fund
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Trends in college pricing 2006
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Reflections on college access and persistence
National football league high school website: Academics
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Creating role models for change: A survey of tribal college graduates
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Merit aid and college access
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
College Compass
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Documenting the shift to merit
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
USA Funds
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Addressing the needs of under-prepared students in higher education: Does college remediation work
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Lumina Foundation focus
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Education Planner
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Meeting the access challenge: Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Latino achievement in America
Achievement in America
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
From risk to opportunity: Fulfilling the educational needs of Hispanic Americans in the twenty-first century
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
TRIO Programs
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Why access matters: The community college student body
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Trends in college pricing 2011
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Using No Child Left Behind waivers to improve english language learner education
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
The student debt crisis
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in student aid 2012
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Latino college completion: Texas
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Student success in higher education
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Student progression through developmental sequences in community colleges
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Closing the gap between high school and college
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
A detection model of college withdrawal
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
College planning for undocumented students
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
How America saves for college: 2010
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Higher education budgets and the global recession
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
The effects of public support on college attainment
Leadership to enhance college access and success
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Rising by Degrees
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
What educators should learn from ER
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
College for all?
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
The workplace realities
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Community College 2.0
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
How youth plan to fund college
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Improving education through collaboration: A case study of the Long Beach seamless education partnership
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
The new net price calculator for college website
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Grantmakers for Education
College retention and graduation rates
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
The value of value-added data
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Annotated bibliography
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
CollegeMeasures.org
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
The rise of college student borrowing
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Cohort default rate resources
Community college student survey
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
I Need a Pencil.com
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
The condition of education 2011
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Latino college completion: State series
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Ten facts about the recovery
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Common measures for college access and success
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
College is affordable: A pilot study
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Ramp-up to Readiness
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Women Employed
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Operation College Promise
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
College Search Database.com
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
Snapshot report: Mobility
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
Access and persistence: Findings from 10 years of longitudinal research on students
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
School relationships foster success for African American students
Minority student retention and academic achievement in community colleges
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
Campus racial climate and the adjustment of students to college: A comparison between white students and African-American students
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Pathways to college access and success
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Indiana dollars for scholars
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Retaining minority students in higher education
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
The trouble with Black boys: The role and influence of environmental and cultural factors on the academic performance of African American Boys
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Latino achievement in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Federal student aid for counselors
Prep for prep
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Cashing in on the GI bill
Education and correctional populations
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Taxing matters
Teachers and the gender gaps in student achievement
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Addressing financial aid in college preparation programs
Contending with financial inequality
Access and persistence: Spring 2006
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Section 529 state college savings programs
Knowledge is power program
Improving education outcomes for foster youth: The Guardian Scholars Project Year 1
Bridges to Success
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
The Princeton Review
Minority student achievement network
Questbridge
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Kids Count state-level data online
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
KnowHow2GO
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Student loan forgiveness programs
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Education and incarceration
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Education watch online
Reclaiming the American dream
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Fair test: Schools that do not use SAT or ACT scores for admitting substantial numbers of students into Bachelor's degree program
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Peak experiences
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
Increasing rates of school completion: Moving from policy and research to practice
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Financial aid for Native American students
Charting a new course for career and technical education
Learning communities and student success in postsecondary education
National College Access Program Directory
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
IUPUI SAAB summer bridge program
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Helping equip teachers to answer students' questions on college knowledge
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Twenty things you need to know about financing college
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
How diversity affects teaching and learning
Teaching and learning across the class divide
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Graduate Retention Program
Break down the bill: What's it going to cost?
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
College access and tax credits
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Are high school grades inflated?
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Costs, prices, and affordability
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
The road less traveled? Students who enroll in multiple institutions
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
The public realities of private student loans
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Education Equality Project
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
The academics athletics trade-off: Universities and intercollegiate athletics
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Moving English language learners to college- and career-readiness
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Family firsts: Reach for your dreams
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Trends in student aid 2008
Strategic designs: Lessons from leading edge small urban high schools
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Federal Aid First (Spanish Version)
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
FAFSA tips and resources for foster and unaccompanied youth without stable housing
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
OEDb Online Education Database
OEDb's Online College Rankings 2009
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
Science and mathematics education indicators
In pursuit of a diverse science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce: Recommended research priorities to enhance participation by underrepresented minorities
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
The College Dream: A Guide for Parents
SoMD CAN Curriculum Guides
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
College: Making It Happen
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Price isn't the only consideration: Look beyond the cost side of the equation
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
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
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Improving math performance
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Learning in a new key
Student loans and public accountability
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Community college fast facts
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Accelerated developmental education project
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
The state of American manhood
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
I-STEM Resource Network
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Diverse issues in higher education
Skills2Compete
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
The minds of boys
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Scholarships for Hispanics
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Facts about college access and affordability
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council
College planning resource directory
Indiana's guide to paying for college
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
The Sallie Mae Fund
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Parent primer on career exploration
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Adventures in education: For parents
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
College and career readiness: A quick stats fact sheet
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce