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Author(s):Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Title:State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Organization:Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Short Description:This policy guide has been prepared as a companion guide to help policymakers navigate and better understand how to use the findings of the report 'Adult Learning in Focus: National and State-by-State Data'.
Annotation:This policy guide has been prepared as a companion guide to help policymakers navigate and better understand how to use the findings of the report 'Adult Learning in Focus: National and State-by-State Data'. The policy guide points to some of the implications of data contained in the report for determining adult learning priorities in a state, and specific actions that can be taken to improve a state’s performance in adult learning.
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Adult Students
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
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Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Community College 2.0
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
The College Completion Agenda
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
The national articulation and transfer network
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
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Projections of education statistics to 2016
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Windows on achievement and inequality
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
The state of American manhood
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
State future workforce gap summaries
College access and success state data
SREB Factbook on higher education
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Education watch 2009
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Rising by Degrees
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
ACE Online Information Center
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Miles to go: Louisiana
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Gender gap grows
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Adult learners and state policy
Measuring up 2004
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
College learning for the new global century
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Opening Doors project publications
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
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
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Washington state report
College Access: Indiana
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Correctional education facts
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Latinas in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)
A synthesis of recommendations for improving U.S. science and mathematics education
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Literacy in everyday life: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy`
Bridge program planning guide
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Opening doors: Students’ perspectives on juggling work, family, and college
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Postsecondary education opportunity
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
First generation college students: A literature review
Closing the expectations gap: 2006
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Tennessee P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
2002 State new economy index
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Access and participation profiles
Center for Student Opportunity
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Education watch online
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
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
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
Dropouts, diplomas, and dollars: U.S. high schools and the nation's economy
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
The future workforce of Indiana
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Project Complete
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Science and engineering indicators 2008: State data tool
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Strategic directions in Indiana education
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Ten years after college: Comparing the employment experiences of 1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients with academic and career-oriented majors
Lost in transition: Building a better path from school to college and careers
Economic mobility of black and white families
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Orphan Foundation of America
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Tuition discounting: Institutional aid patterns at public and private colleges and universities, 2000-01 to 2008-09
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Grantmakers for Education
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
College and university commitments to student access and success: An overview of institutional postsecondary opportunity programs
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
College for all?
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
A paradox of education progress
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Subprime opportunity: The unfulfilled promsie of for-profit colleges and universities
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Gender inequalities in education
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
The College Match Program
Latino college completion: Texas
2011 Kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being:
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Western Policy Exchanges
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
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Latino college completion in 50 states
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
State policy profiles for completion by design
Advocacy in action toolkit
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
NAEP Science 2011 State Snapshot Reports
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
California District Report Cards
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
5 Education factors in focus
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Highlights from TIMSS 2011: Mathematics and science achievement of U.S. fourth and eighth-grade students in an international context
Highlights from PIRLS 2011: Reading achievement of U.S. fourth grade students in an international context
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Graduating to a pay gap: The earnings of women and men one year after college graduation
Promoting work-based learning: Efforts in Connecticut and Kentucky
Left out. Forgotten? Recent high school graduates and the Great Recession
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
2012 SREB Annual Report
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
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
The nation's report card: Science 2011
A new mission for the middle-grades: Preparing students for a changing world
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
National Student Clearinghouse Research Center Snapshot Reports
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Preparing for college: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
On the road to success
Prison vs. Princeton
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Preparing for change: A national perspective on common core state standards implementation planning
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
The role of mentoring in college access and success
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
Trends in college pricing 2011
Trends in student aid 2011
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Project WIn-Win
Most Americans see college as essential to getting a good job
Women Employed
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
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
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Developmental education in community colleges
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Latino college completion: Florida
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Building an early childhood professional development system
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
The worst of times: Children in extreme poverty in the South and nation
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Achieving success: The latest news in promoting community college success
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Is school funding fair? A national report card
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Understanding the working college student
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
2007 College-bound seniors: Total group profile report
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Using longitudianal data to increase community college student success: A guide to measuring milestone and momentum point achievement
Accelerated developmental education project
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Career pathways: A strategy for transforming America's workforce education systems to support economic growth
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
McNair scholar handbook
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
America's forgotten middle-skill jobs: Education and training requirements in the next decade and beyond
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
K-12 R&D and STEM Education Report Cards
Survey finds that Hoosier students are setting their sights on higher education
College for working adults
Indiana college success coalition
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Federal Education Budget Project
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Career academies: Long-term impacts on labor market outcomes, educational attainment, and transitions to adulthood
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Gateway to College
Developing early warning systems to identify potential high school dropout
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
IPEDS Data Center
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Summer Search
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Cities in crisis 2009: Closing the graduation gap: Educational and economic conditions in America's largest cities
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
State education activities to support mission growth
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
The Working Poor Families Project
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
How much are college students borrowing?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Growing What Works Database
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Addressing study error in the random assignment national evaluation of Upward Bound: Do the conclusions change?
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Kids Count state-level data online
After prison: Roadblocks to reentry: A report on state legal barriers facing people with criminal records
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The promise and practice of prison programming
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
Outcomes of learning: Results from the 2000 program for international student assessment of 15 year-olds in reading, mathematics, and science literacy
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
The adult learning gap: Why states need to change their policies toward adult learners
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
The big payoff: Educational attainment and synthetic estimates of work-life earnings
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Lifelong lessons: Non-traditional becomes the “norm” as adults blaze new trails to college
Rankings of working-age adult participation rates for 50 states
Data sources for improving college access and success
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
Leading by example
Quality counts 2007: From cradle to career: Connecting education from birth through adulthood (Indiana state report)
Academic interventions to help states meet rigorous standards: Policy options
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Just for the kids
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Recent STEM initiatives
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
A call to action: Why America must innovate
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
LearnMore Indiana 2006-07 report: Results of Indiana's career and college information survey of students in grades 9 and 11
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Alabama education quick facts 2007
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Indiana State Profile
What's wrong with guys?
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Graduate Retention Program
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Dream it! Do it!
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Colorado Reports
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Trends in student aid 2012
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Earnings by attainment
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
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
New Hampshire's multi-tiered approach to dropout prevention
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Women, minorities, and persons with disabilties in science and engineering
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Educational attainment in the United States: 2005
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Digest of Education Statistics
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Education and public safety
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Student debt and the class of 2006
Postsecondary Access and Success
Millennials talk politics: A study of college student political engagement
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Understanding NAEP: Inside the nation's education report card
Participation trends and patterns in adult education: 1991 to 1999
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
The progress of education reform 2007: Same-sex schooling
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
School-to-career and post-secondary education: Evidence from the Philadelphia educational longitudinal study
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Economic diversity on campus
Demography as destiny: How America can build a better future
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
The future at work: Trends and implications
Engaged learning: Fostering success for all students
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Alignment of high school graduation requirements and state-set college admissions requirements
Nontraditional undergraduates
The impact of diversity on college students: The latest research
Educational opportunity for all?
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Early college planning pays big dividends: Louisiana
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Comparison of selected education data and rankings for 50 states
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Do grants matter?
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Indiana baccalaureate graduation data
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
The investment payoff: A 50 state analysis of the public and private benefits of higher education.
College students working: The choice nexus
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Education Trust, Inc
African American achievement in America
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
NAEP state profiles: The nation's report card
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Does diversity make a difference? Three research studies on diversity in college classrooms
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Lumina Foundation for Education
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Education and correctional populations
Low educational attainments continue to penalise people in many OECD countries
Projections of education statistics to 2015
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
OECD Programme for international student assessment
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Forum guide to education indicators
All over the map: State policies to improve the high school
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Indiana educational attainment of the population 25 years and over: 1940 to 2000
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2004
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2004; Graduation Rates; 1998 and 2001 Cohorts; and Financial Statistics; Fiscal Year 2004
American youth policy forum
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 2: Technical evaluation of proxy graduation indicators
As America becomes more diverse: The impact of state higher education inequality
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
Collaborative efforts in student retention: A snapshot of best practices across the nation
Indiana department of education: Division of adult education
Stats Indiana
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Dispelling the myth - online
The condition of education 2006
The role of the guidance profession in a shifting education system
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
The role of academic and non-academic factors in improving college retention
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
A shared agenda: Action alert for state and federal officials
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
Insuring college failure risk
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
A matter of degrees: Tomorrow's fastest growing jobs, and why community college graduates will get them
Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Funding and access issues in public higher education: A community college perspective
The productivity argument for investing in young children
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
The 2008 foundation for child development child and youth well-being index (CWI) report
Diplomas count 2008 (Indiana state report): School to college: Can P-16 councils ease the transition
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Promoting engagement for all students: The imperative to look within
Indiana by the numbers
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
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
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
National School Lunch Program: State-level data FFY1989 to FFY2008
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Ups and downs: Does the American economy still promote upward mobility?
Pathways to economic mobility: Key indicators
Health and health-related behaviors: Minnesota postsecondary student veterans
College choices for adults: Transparency by design
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Community colleges under stress
State higher education finance: 2007
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
50-state analysis of the preparation of teachers and the conditions for teaching: Results from the NCES schools and staffing survey
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
New England Journal of Higher Education
Anderson University: ADVANCE
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Driving forces on the road to re-entry
Remedial and developmental education at Ivy Tech
Learn More Indiana: Adult learners
I-STEM Resource Network
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
National Center on Education and the Economy
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
Diverse issues in higher education
The Workforce Alliance
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
State and Local Implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act
Early college high schools in Ohio: Core principles
The minds of boys
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Partnerships for public purposes: Engaging higher education in societal challenges of the 21st Century
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Youth with disabilities in the foster care system: Barriers to success and proposed policy solutions
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Education and economic mobility
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
The landscape of noncredit workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Quality counts 2008
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
The real technology challenge
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Programme for international assessment (PISA): 2006 Results
Workers need training, not tough talk
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Time to act: Closing the racial achievement gap
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
Web tables - profile of undergraduate students: trends from selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Enhancing tax credits to encourage saving for higher education: Advancing the American opportunity tax credit and reforming the saver's credit
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Midwest evaluation of the adult functioning of former foster youth
Underperforming schools and the education of vulnerable children
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Southern Regional Education Board annual report: The essentials: What really counts in improving education
SREB State Data Exchange: 40 years and still counting: 2008-2009 highlights
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
Getting past go project: State reports on the cost of remedial education
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 Kids Count Data Book: State Profiles
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Paving the way through paid internships: A proposal to expand educational and economic opportunities for low-income college students
NAEP reading 2009 state snapshot reports
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
State R&D and k-12 STEM Education Report Cards
Beating the odds: Analysis of student performance on state assessments and NAEP: Results from the 2008-09 school year
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Building and using longitudianal data systems for effective reporting and to improve student achievement
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
The effects of public support on college attainment
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
The quality imperative: A state guide to achieving the promise of extended learning opportunities
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Adult College Completion Network
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Latino college completion: State series
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Digest of education statistics 2010, and mini-digest of education statistics 2010
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Educational attainment in the United States: 2010 Detailed tables
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Closing the college completion gap: A guidebook for the faith community
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
7th Annual AP report to the nation
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
The degree qualifications profile
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
The global gender gap index: 2011
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Profile of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students, by control and level of institution
Closing achievement gaps: Improving educational outcomes for Hispanic children: English language acquisition and middle school preparation: Keys to Latino educational success
Improving the odds for failing schools
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Assimilation tomorrow: How America's immigrants will integrate by 2030
Middle-class societies invest more in public education: A stronger middle class is associated with higher levels of spending on education
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Comparability of state local expenditures among schools within districts: A report from the study of school-level expenditures
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Using dual enrollment policy to improve college & career readiness: A web tool for decision makers
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Vendor product review: A consumer's guide to real-time labor market information
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
The college completion agenda may sacrifice college access for low-income, minority and other at-risk students
Cracking the credit hour
Innovations in labor market information and their application
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Building a new AAU: The case for redefining higher education excellence
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
"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
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Common measures for college access and success
Business resources for a college- and career-ready America
Undergraduate teaching faculty: The 2010-11 HERI faculty survey
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Commencement day: Six-year effects of a college learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Does America promote mobility as well as other nations?
Downward mobility from the middle class: Waking up from the American Dream
How America pays for college 2012
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
SREB State progress reports 2012
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
State high school exit exams: A policy in transition
Young, underemployed, and optimistic: Coming of age, slowly, in a tough economy
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
Net migration from Mexico falls to zero-and perhaps less?
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
Charter schools in SREB states: Critical questions and next steps for states
Digest of Education Statistics 2011
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Growth in the residential segregation of families by income, 1970-2009
Leveraging data for college completion
What four states are doing to support data-driven decision-making: Policies, practices, and programs
Snapshot report: Mobility
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
College Board swing state education survey
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
Defining college readiness: Where are we now, are where do we need to be?
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
Committing to quality: Guidelines for assessment and accountability in higher education
Grapevine, Fiscal Year 2011-12
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Credit recovery and proficiency-based credit: Maintaining high expectations while providing flexibility
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Shifting trends in special education
Portraits: Initial college attendance of low-income young adults
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Six year attainment, persistence, transfer, retention, and withdrawal rates of students who began postsecondary education in 2003-04
STEM: Good jobs now and for the future
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Scaling and sustaining: State progress in the developmental education initiative
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
The Future Ready Project
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
New school year brings steep cuts in state funding for schools
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
National Youth Employment Coalition
Building capacity for reconnecting youth
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Everybody ready for college
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
The impact of teacher experience
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
College completion toolkit
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Student success in higher education
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 3: Student achievement at 8th grade
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
National Center for Academic Transformation
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Trends in eLearning: Tracking the impact of eLearning at community colleges
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
High school dropout and completion rates in the United States: 2007
State of metropolitan America: On the front lines of demographic transformation
Children of Immigrants Data Tool
Higher education commission helps high schools track graduates' progress
Estimating the number of jobs created or saved
Understanding costs of credit-based transition programs in Indiana
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Engaging older youth: Program and city-level strategies to support sustained participation in out-of-school time
What does research say about 21st century skills?
How does extended learning time impact student achivement?
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Gaining ground in the middle grades: Why some schools do better
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Digest of Education Statistics, 2009
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
State test score trends through 2007-08: Are achievement gaps closing and is achievement rising for all?
How many schools have not made adequate yearly progress under the No Child Left Behind Act?
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Don't leave accountability behind: A call for ESEA reauthorization
A new paradigm for economic development: How higher education insitutions are working to revitalize their regional and state economies
Global Skills for Global Completion
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
Achieving the possible: What Americans think about the college- and career-ready agenda
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
A 5-year projection of the number of children turning 18 while in foster care
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
SREB Fact book bulletin: The terrible tumble of 2009: Recent recession is truly historic
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 edition
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Postsecondary expectations and plans for the high school senior class of 2003-04
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Education as an engine for regional economic and workforce development
Education Commission of the States: Database of virtual high schools
Educating English language learners: Implementing instructional practices
Committing to student engagement: Reflections on CCSSE's first five years: 2007 findings
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
College admission for homeschoolers
Graduate enrollment and degrees: 1996-2006
Degree attainment
Community college faculty degree attainment
Using student engagement to improve adolescent literacy
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
California Youth Connection
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Racial disparities and the new federalism
Encouraging girls in math and science
Adult competencies for life-long career development
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Promising practices for community college developmental education
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
The future of public education in New Orleans
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
National Center for Learning Disabilities
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Early intervention program and college partnerships
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
Science and mathematics education indicators
Trends among high school seniors 1972-2004
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Adult Basic Education to Community Colleges Transitions Symposium Proceedings Report
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
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
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
HE (Higher Education) opportunity efforts in a global context
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Ivy Tech programs: Fast track to college and double up for college
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Performance measurement and Return-on-Investment (ROI) in the workforce development system
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Student success courses in the community college: An exploratory study of student perspectives
Dual enrollment policies and practices: Earning college credit in California high schools
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Improving the distribution of teachers in low-performing high schools
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Achievement gaps: How black and white students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Preparation for college admissions exams
Connected by 25: Financing policies and practices that support permanency for youth transitioning out of foster care
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
National Directory of One Stop Centers
Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
Late high school dropouts: Characteristics, experiences, and changes across cohorts
US Census Bureau: Educational attainment data
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Campaign for High School Equity
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Commission to Build a Healthier America
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Indiana Workforce Development: Education and training options (search training programs)
One in 31: The long reach of American corrections
Youth transitioning from foster care: Background, federal programs and issues for Congress
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Closing the expectations gap 2009: Fourth annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
OEDb Online Education Database
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Trends in college pricing 2008
"Careers for the future" education program
2008-2009 Alternative education programs (by Indiana county)
2008 Kids Count data book: State profiles of child well-being
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Making college and career readiness the mission for high schools: A guide for state policymakers
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
The impact of the mortgage crisis on children
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2009
NAEP Mathematics 2009 state snapshot reports
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Aboriginal peoples and post-secondary education: What educators have learned
Research on retention and attrition
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Projecting the economic benefits of reducing high school dropout rates in America's 45 largest metropolitan areas
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Making high school students into "college material"
U.S. performance across international assessments of student achievement: Special supplement to The Condition of Education 2009
Field guide for improving student success
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
Employer guide to adult education for work: Transforming adult eduction to build a skilled workforce
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
The value of value-added data
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Features of state response to intervention initatives in Northeast and Islands Region states
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Time to Completion Web Site
Financial education in TRIO programs
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
10 Ideas to ensure college readiness in the No Child Left Behind and Higher Education Acts
A penny saved is mobility earned: Advancing economic mobility through savings
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
The status of state-level Response to Intervention (RTI) policies and procedures in the West region states and five other states
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
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
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
College rankings reformed: The case for a new order in higher education
Trends in college pricing 2006
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Academic pathway inventories
Public education and Black male students: The 2006 state report card
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
Concerns about hiring individuals with a criminal record - Incentives for employers
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Maximizing the power of education data while ensuring compliance with federal student privacy laws: A guide for state policymakers
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2005 NAEP high school transcript study
Education commission of the states: Online high school policy database
Raising and educating healthy boys: A report on the growing crisis in boys' education
What effect does a career intervention have on at-risk middle school students' career maturity levels, self-esteem, and academic achievement
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
P-16 Data systems: An alignment status report
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Taxing matters
User's guide to computing high school graduation rates, Volume 1: Review of current and proposed graduation indicators
National assessment of educational progress: The nation's report card:
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Examining college remediation trends in Indiana
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
American FactFinder
En route to the baccalaureate: Community college student outcomes
Dual enrollment of high school students at postsecondary institutions: 2002-03
Montana P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Washington P-16 policy roundtable: Summary report
Implementing graduation counts: State progress to date
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
By the numbers: State goals for increasing postsecondary attainment
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
The broader societal benefits of higher education
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Growing by degrees: Online education in the United States
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Descriptive summary of 1995-96 beginning postsecondary students: Six years later
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
When it comes to school, girls rule
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Latino achievement in America
College is possible
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Network news: Focus on technology's impact on postsecondary education
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
Access and persistence: Findings from 10 years of longitudinal research on students
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
21st century skills for 21st century jobs
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
The educational, social, and economic benefits of making informed and considered career decisions
Converting data into action: Expanding the boundaries of institutional improvement
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Decisions without direction: Career guidance and decision-making among American youth
Ranking of high school to college rates for 50 states
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Public education and black male students: The 2004 state report card
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Using PLAN to identify student readiness for advanced courses in high school
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
EPAS®: A system that works
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
Developing the STEM education pipeline
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
Returning to our roots: Student access
The path through graduate school: A longitudinal examination 10 years after bachelor’s degree
Guide to colleges for mothers
Exploring careers
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Women on the rise
Accelerated learning for all
Waiting for Sputnik: Basic research and strategic competition
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Value added assessment: Accountability's new frontier
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Data proposals threaten education and civil rights accountability
Education and incarceration
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Act on fact: Using data to improve student success
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Writing next: Effective strategies to improve writing of adolescents in middle and high school
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Building the foundation for bright futures: A governors guide to school readiness
Highlights from the 2003 international adult literacy and lifeskills survey
Setting a public agenda for higher education in the states: Lessons learned from the national collaborative for higher education policy
Collegiate learning assessement project
National Indian education study part I: The performance of American Indian and Alaska Native fourth- and eighth-grade students on NAEP 2005 reading and mathematics assessments
Why rural matters 2007: The realities of rural education growth
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Indiana higher education opportunity data book 2007
Framing new terrain: Older adults & higher education
The nation's report card: Mathematics 2007
The nation's report card: Reading 2007
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Higher education accountability for student learning
The Breakthrough High School project
Building a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) agenda
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
School Redesign Network
Lumina Foundation focus: Campus connections
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Funding Gaps 2006
Washington Data and Reports
State approaches to more reliable and uniform dropout and graduation data
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Career planning and employment strategies for postsecondary students with disabilities
Young adults with learning disabilities and other special needs
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Community college enrollment
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in college pricing 2012
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
National and regional accreditation information