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Author(s):State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)
Title:Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Source:http://www.sheeo.org/federal/SHEEO%20Presidenti...
Date:2008
Organization:State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)
Short Description:The State Higher Education Executive Officers issued a white paper for presidential candidates
Annotation:The State Higher Education Executive Officers issued a white paper for presidential candidates. Arguing that the next President will have the “greatest opportunity—and face the greatest necessity—since the 1950s to lead the nation to sustainable prosperity,” the paper lays out two goals: (1)"Second to None in Educational Attainment: One million more degrees and certificates per year." The authors propose that the fastest and most effective way to reach this goal is “to focus policies and resources on the students who are not now succeeding in our colleges and universities”—generally low-income, first-generation, or working adults of all ethnic groups. (2)"Second to None in Discovery and Innovation: World leader in science, technology, and the advancement of knowledge." This goal requires deeper federal investments in science and technology. The paper cites three areas that need urgent attention: re-engineering student assistance, improving data and quality assurance systems, and sustaining and advancing discovery and innovation.
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Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
National Council of La Raza
Access to success initiative
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
College Access: Indiana
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Educational needs index
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Participation in adult education and lifelong learning: 2000-01
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Gender gap grows
Taxing matters
Merit aid and college access
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Grappling with the access problem
Documenting the shift to merit
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
Making high school students into "college material"
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Financial education in TRIO programs
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Rising by Degrees
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
The future of middle-skill jobs
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Measuring up 2008
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Economic state of young America
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
I-BEST a program integrating adult basic education and workforce training
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
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Flexible learning options for adult students
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility of black and white families
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Facts about college access and affordability
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Insuring college failure risk
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
College Savings Foundation
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
The effects of public support on college attainment
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Financial aid in theory and practice
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
The art of student retention
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
College access: From the inside out
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
The federal government and the student aid partnership
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
The state of college affordability in Indiana
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Just and efficient college finance
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Lumina Foundation for Education
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Public attitudes on higher education
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
UA Adult Focus
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Higher education accountability for student learning
The debt explosion among college graduates
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
American Indian higher education consortium
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
The role of mentoring in college access and success
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Grapevine, Fiscal Year 2011-12
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Cohort default rates in context
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
SREB/Go Alliance
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Why is college so expensive?
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
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
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Trends in student aid 2012
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
How America pays for college 2012
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Pursuing the American Dream: Economic mobility across generations
The student debt crisis
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Student debt and the class of 2011
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
The rise of college student borrowing
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
The breaking through practice guide
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Trends in college pricing 2011
Operation College Promise
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
On the road to success
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Latino college completion: California
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Nontraditional undergraduates
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
College learning for the new global century
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Student loan forgiveness programs
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
Student debt and the class of 2006
Opportunity in America: The role of education
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
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
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
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
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Digest of Education Statistics
No merit in these scholarships
Financing higher education
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
CollegeCosts.info
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Trends in college pricing 2006
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Summer Search
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
The public realities of private student loans
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Deciding on postsecondary education
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Transitions -- First-generation students: A promising concept?
Trends in student aid 2009
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
CollegeFish.org
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West: 2009-10
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
McNair scholar handbook
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
A college access contract
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Economic mobility project
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Academic competitiveness grants
Education Finance Council
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
OEDb Online Education Database
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Trends in college pricing 2008
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Skills2Compete
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Community colleges under stress
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Gateway to College
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Center for Law and Social Policy
ADULT ENGLISH LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES: Determining Need and Investing Wisely
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Back to College (Back2College)
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Developmental education: Completion status and outcomes
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Education watch 2009
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Who graduates in California?
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Manchester College: Fast forward program
More student success: A systemic solution
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
The minds of boys
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Student debt and the class of 2008
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Student Financial Survey: Baseline Results (2001)
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Time to Completion Web Site
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
How youth plan to fund college
Global Skills for Global Completion
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
The Springboard Project: Getting ahead - staying ahead: Helping America's workforce succeed in the 21st century
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
The changing pathways of Hispanic youth into adulthood
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Trends in college pricing 2009
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
The academics athletics trade-off: Universities and intercollegiate athletics
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Report of Rhode Island case study site visit
State of college admission 2007
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
National association of state approving agencies
Economic outcomes of high school completers and non-completers 8 years later
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Data quality campaign: Using data to improve student achievement
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
EducationQuest
Contending with financial inequality
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Education and correctional populations
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Project on student debt.org
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Cal-SOAP
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
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
National college access network
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Measuring up 2004
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Is access to college in jeopardy in the west? Projections of high school graduates to 2012
Higher education reauthorization: Issues and options
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Indiana dollars for scholars
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
Developing your vision while attending college
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
YMCA
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Funding higher education for adult students
Student African American Brotherhood
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
Federal policy and Latinos in higher education
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Accelerated developmental education project
The national articulation and transfer network
Postsecondary Access and Success
Trends in student aid 2007
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
Correctional education facts
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
National Urban League Scholarships
Catching the Dream
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Reflections on college access and persistence
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
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
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in undergraduate education
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Yesterday's nontraditional student is today's traditional student
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Gender inequalities in education
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Standing on the shoulders of giants: An American agenda for education reform
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Latino college completion: Florida
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
Trends in student aid 2010
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Future skill shortages in the U.S. economy?
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Latino college completion: Texas
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
A paradox of education progress
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
The new net price calculator for college website
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Center on Education and the Workforce
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
Community College 2.0
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Ensuring America's future: Benchmarking Latino college completion to meet national goals: 2010 to 2020
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Cohort default rate resources
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Adult College Completion Network
Steps taken on the path forward
Student success in higher education
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Developmental education in community colleges
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Community college students: Goals, academic preparation, and outcomes
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
5 Education factors in focus
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
2012 Household financial planning survey
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Education, job openings, and unemployment in metropolitan America
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
College is affordable: A pilot study
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
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
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Graduate enrollment in science and engineering grew substantially in the past decade but slowed in 2010
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Latino college completion in 50 states
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Housing costs, zoning, and access to high quality schools
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
NASSGAP - National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs: State data quick check
What is "career ready"?
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
An examination of the information technology job market
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Private student loans
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
National and regional accreditation information
National and regional workforce solutions: New industry-higher education projects for the NextGen U.S. workforce
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
The College Board 2012 national survey of school counselors and administrators: Report on survey findings: Barriers and supports to school counselor success
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Trends in college pricing 2012
Are the sleeping giants awake? Non-profit universities enter online education at scale
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
How do recent college grads really stack up? Employment and earnings for graduates of the Great Recession
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Update on the community college baccalaureate: Evolving trends and issues
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
HBCU distance learning 2010
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Pathways to Prosperity: Meeting the challenge of preparing young Americans for the 21st century
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Everybody ready for college
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
Ensuring youth transitioning from foster care are connected by 25: Lessons learned from the foster care work group
Grantmakers for Education
GetMeToCollege.org (How to prepare, pay for, and succeed in college for first-generation college students)
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
CollegeMeasures.org
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Midwest evaluation of the adult functioning of former foster youth
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Maximizing the potential of older adults: Benefits to state economies and individual well-being
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
College for all?
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
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
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Status and trends in the education of minority groups
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Getting past go: Rebuilding the remedial education bridge to college success
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
National Center for Academic Transformation
Six reasons the Keep our Educators Working Act should be amended to require states receiving funds to end seniority-only teacher-layoff policies
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
College Search Database.com
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Student debt and the class of 2010
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
The global gender gap index: 2011
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?
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Science and engineering indicators 2012
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Improving the odds for failing schools
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
How America pays for college 2011
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
The common core state standards: Implications for higher education in the west
Women Employed
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
The Future Ready Project
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
Women see value and benefits of college; Men lag on both fronts, survey finds
The case for change in college admissions
You can go! Educator resources
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Portraits: Initial college attendance of low-income young adults
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
Ten facts about the recovery
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
States that raise their high school graduation rates could generate millions more in higher wages
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
How do I pay for college?
Finding the right college for you
Event Dropout Rates for Public School Students in grades 9-12: 2002-3 and 2003-4
Low income student scholarships
Educational opportunity for all?
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`
Literacy behind bars: Results from the 2003 national assessment of adult literacy prison survey
The postsecondary educational experiences of high school career and technical education concentrators: Selected results from the NELS: 88/2000 Postsecondary education transcript study
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
The career pathways how-to guide
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Questbridge
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Education and incarceration
State higher education finance: FY 2006
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Economic diversity on campus
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Recent STEM initiatives
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Generation broke: The growth of debt among young Americans
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Retooling career and technical education
A call to action: Why America must innovate
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Framing new terrain: Older adults & higher education
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
National and state data
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Are they really ready to work? Employers perspectives on the basic knowledge and applied skills of new entrants to the 21st century U.S. workforce
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2006
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
College of Adult and Professional Studies
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Three-year graduation rates for associate students
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Where the boys aren't: The drift away from academic achievement is a trend
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
They can't go home again: Undocumented aliens and access to U.S. higher education
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
USA Funds
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Foster youth: Funding for college
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Data sources for improving college access and success
Designing a state student grant program: A framework for policy makers
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Meeting the access challenge: Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2006 status report
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Lumina Foundation focus
The Navigator
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Education watch online
The high cost of failing to reform public education in Indiana
Miles to go: Louisiana
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
High hopes, big debts
GI bill: A reality check
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Cashing in on the GI bill
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Statement before the subcommittee on personnel committee on armed services United States senate
OECD Programme for international student assessment
Does public funding for higher education matter?
SPIDO (State Policy Inventory Database Online)
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
Admission possible
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Learning and assessment: Trends in undergraduate education
StudentLoanJustice.org
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Targeting of student aid programs according to financial need
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
Teacher turnover, tenure policies, and the distribution of teacher quality: Can high-poverty schools catch a break?
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
FinAid: Income-based repayment
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
Preparation for college admissions exams
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Are student employment and academic success linked?
Persistence in post-secondary education in Canada: The latest research
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Progress and gaps in college preparation policy
Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
Projections of education statistics to 2018
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
New York City's Strategy for Improving High Schools: An Overview
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Student debt 101
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Building a campus support network for students emerging from foster care
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
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
The spaces between the numbers: Getting international data on higher education straight
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Recognizing excellence? Canada’s merit scholarships
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Making ends meet: The 2001–2002 student financial survey
Canadian college student finances
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Does money matter?
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Diverse issues in higher education
Indiana R&D 2008: Meeting the global challenge for innovation
38th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2006-2007 Academic year
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
University of Indianapolis: School for Adult Learning
Oakland City University: School of Adult and Extended Learning
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Anderson University: ADVANCE
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
The state of American manhood
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
The No Child Left Behind Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act: A progress report
Windows on achievement and inequality
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
The Sallie Mae Fund
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Setting the '08 education agenda for the nation: Benchmarking to international standards while protecting the public's traditional commitment to a comprehensive education
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Center for native education
The 2007 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
Best Business Schools
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
A commitment to America's future: Responding to the crisis in mathematics and science education
How much does the federal government spend to promote economic mobility and for whom?
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Federal Aid First
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Educational outcomes for children and youth in foster and out-of-home care
Indiana higher education facts
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2007
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Education attainment levels for the states: Degree completion overview charts (by state)
Federal Aid First (Spanish Version)
Trends in student aid 2008
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Students earning zero credits
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
NASFAA's cash for college
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.