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Author(s):College For Every Student
Title:College For Every Student
Organization:College For Every Student
Short Description:College For Every Student is a nonprofit organization committed to raising the academic aspirations and performance of underserved youth so that they can prepare for, gain access to, and succeed in college.
Annotation:College For Every Student is a nonprofit organization committed to raising the academic aspirations and performance of underserved youth so that they can prepare for, gain access to, and succeed in college. CFES works with rural and urban schools through mentoring and leadership practices to prepare students for postsecondary education. The website contains online resources about mentoring.
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Accountability and Productivity (K-12)
College Access
College Access Programs
Evidence-based Interventions/Promising Practices
High School
High School Graduation/Dropout Prevention
Improving Postsecondary Student Success
Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Rural Areas
School Reform
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Do Current State Standards and Assessments Reflect College Readiness?: A Case Study
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Student African American Brotherhood
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Helping Teens Succeed
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Improving educational attainment through extensive postsecondary encouragement services
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Education Commission of the States: Research studies database
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Big ideas dropout prevention strategies: Check and Connect
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
New England Journal of Higher Education
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Quality Counts 2007: State Highlights Reports
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Middle Start
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Indian students and college preparation
Bridging the gap between high school and college
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Catching the Dream
Miles to go: Louisiana
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Knowledge is power program
American student achievement institute
Academic pathways to access and student success
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
National High School Center
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Closing the gap: High achievement for students of color
Negotiating their futures: Ethnographic research informing K-16 college policies and practices through urban youth’s eyes
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Everybody ready for school: How can we ensure high quality early childhood programs?
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Return on educational investment: A district-by-district evaluation of U.S. educational productivity
Monitoring progress: Response to intervention (RTI)'s promise and pitfalls
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Promoting quality: State strategies for overseeing dual enrollment programs
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Putting data into practice: Lessons from New York City
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
ESEA Briefing Book
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
The condition of education 2011
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
America's Promise Alliance dropout prevention summits
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
Double jeopardy: How third-grade reading skills and poverty influence high school graduation
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Parent involvement and extended learning activities in school improvement plans in the Midwest region
State policies to improve the effectiveness of school principals
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
GEAR UP: Current project overviews 2002
Title I and high schools: Addressing the needs of disadvantaged students at all grade levels
Suggested practices to improve educational outcomes of children living in foster care: Recommendations for school districts
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
State high school tests: Changes in state policies and the impact of the college and career readiness movement
Making the move: Transition strategies at California schools with high graduation rates
Transforming education in America
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up goals
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Closing the door, increasing the gap: Who's not going to (community) college?
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Building a grad nation: Progress and challenge in ending the high school dropout epidemic (2012 Update)
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Improving the odds for failing schools
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
The CollegeKeys Compact 2012 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Instructional supports: The missing piece in state educational standards
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
SREB State progress reports 2012
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Educational attainment of foster youth: Achievement and graduation outcomes for children in state care
Teaching and learning in the era of the Common Core: The Students at the Center series ebook
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Forgotten youth: Re-engaging students through dropout recovery
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
Beyond the numbers: Data use for continuous improvement of programs serving disconnected youth
Accelerating college knowledge: Examining the feasibility of a targeted early commitment Pell Grant program
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
The role of language and literacy in college- and career-ready standards: Rethinking policy and practice in support of English language learners
Sustaining service learning in your school: Staying the course
No child left behind waivers: Promising ideas from second round applications
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
States need to fill in the gaps on expanded learning time: Troubling lack of detail seen in No Child Left Behind waiver applications
The arts and achievement in at-risk youth: Findings from four longitudinal studies
What we know about dual enrollment
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Adolescent literacy
The 8th annual AP report to the nation
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Toolfind: Youth outcomes measurement tools directory
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Race to the top: What have we learned from the states so far? A state-by-state evaluation of Race to the Top performance
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
State Policies Affecting the “Adult Re-Entry Pipeline” in Postsecondary Education: Results of a Fifty-State Inventory
Gateways to the principalship: State power to improve the quality of school leaders
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
High school longitudinal study of 2009: A first look at fall 2009 ninth-graders parents', teachers, school counselors, and school administrators
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
National Office for School Counselor Advocacy: Transition from high school graduation to college enrollment
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
IES What Works Clearinghouse: Find what works
Incentives for early graduation: How can state policies encourage students to complete high school in less than four years
Racial gaps in early childhood: Socio-emotional health, development, and educational outcomes among African-American males
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
National Coalition for College Completion
The role of mentoring in college access and success
GEAR UP Data: An information center of data, research, and analysis on GEAR UP
Opportunity-rich schools and sustainable communities: Seven steps to align high-quality education with innovations in city and metropolitan planning and development
Gender inequalities in education
Overlooked and underpaid: How Title 1 shortchanges high schools, and what ESEA can do about it
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
The federal comprehensive school reform program and school turnaround: Key evaluation findings
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Top ten ways college counselors can help undocumented students
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
The impact of school counseling on student educational outcomes in high schools: What can we learn about effectiveness from statewide evaluations of school counseling practice in Nebraska and Utah
Ready by 21 case study: Georgetown Divide
Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Accelerating college readiness: Lessons from North Carolina's innovator early colleges
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Mentoring programs: An annotated bibliography of online resources
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Achievement in America
The 2003 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning?
College success programs
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
The expectations gap: A 50 state review of high school graduation requirements
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Indiana project on academic success
The governance divide: A report on a four-state study on improving college readiness and success
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Pathways to college access and success
Primary progress, secondary challenge
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Project GRAD
Puente Project
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Minority student achievement network
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Learning to finish: A best practices "Wiki" sponsored by the Pew Partnership
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
CPS: A leader in AP growth
From college access to college success: College preparation and persistence of BPS graduates
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
High Tech High Foundation
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
McNair scholar handbook
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
The enhanced reading opportunities study: Early impact and implementation findings
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Every student counts: The case for graduation rate accountability
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Feeling the Florida heat? How low-performing schools respond to voucher and accountability pressure
Rethinking high school: Preparing students for success in college, career, and life
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Project Mentor
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Great expectations: A guide to Alabama's high school graduation exam
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Rigor plus support: How science teachers use literacy techniques to get students ready for college
The progress of education reform: Dual enrollment
Good Shepherd Services
From No Child Left Behind to Every Child a Graduate
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Out of many, one: Toward rigorous common core standards from the ground up
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
CAPE Network: Universal Encouragement Program (UEP) Guidance Assessments
Urban school counseling: Implications for practice and training
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Learning around the clock: Benefits of expanded learning opportunities for older youth
Do increases in Pell and other grant awards increase college-going among lower income high school graduates? Evidence from a 'natural experiment'
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
Combat2College: Facilitating college success for combat veterans
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Realizing the promise: How state policy can support alternative certification programs
The Everyone Graduates Center
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
College readiness and high school-to-college success
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
The next generation of school accountability: A blueprint for raising high school achievement and graduation rates in SREB states
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Parent engagement toolkit
Center on Instruction: Response to Intervention (RTI) resources
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
6th Annual AP Report to the Nation: State Reports
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Building capacity to promote college- and career-readiness for secondary-level English language learners: Policy brief featuring Austin, Texas
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
School connectedness: Strategies for increasing proactive factors among youth
School-based mentoring: Weighing future investments
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Extending foster care to age 21: Weighing the costs to government against the benefits to youth
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
Implementing strategies to achieve successful student transitions
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
Preventing future high school dropouts: An advocacy and action guide for NEA state and local affiliates
Solutions for America: Dropout prevention
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
The nature of innovation in the community college
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Teacher effectiveness
The past, present, and future of comprehensive school reform
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
Pathways to College Network
Comprehensive school reform: Meta-analytic evidence of black-white achievement gap narrowing
Complete College America
Beyond the indicators: An integrated school-level approach to dropout prevention
Transition and alignment: Two keys to assuring student success
Chronic early absence: Providing solutions for increasing achievement in the early grades and preventing school drop-out
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
How state education agencies support data-driven decision-making in districts and schools
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Using Achieving the Dream to meet accreditation requirements: Principles and practices of student success
Strengthening institutional research and information technology capacity through Achieving the Dream: Principles and practices of student success
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars program (2010 Update)
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Close the hidden funding gaps in our schools
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Ready by 21
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Common Standards: The Time Is Now
California Dropout Research Project (CDRP)
The connection between health and high school dropout
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
College admissions tests as measures of accountability
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Effective dropout prevention and recovery: State dropout policy profiles
Reinventing alternative education: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The 6th annual AP report to the nation
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
National Center on Intervention: RTI state database
Response to Instruction (RtI) guidance document
SREB/Go Alliance
The achievement gap where you live
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
The rising price of inequality: How inadequate grant aid limits college access and persistence
Working with teachers to develop fair and reliable measures of effective teaching
Charting the path from engagement to achievement: A report on the 2009 High School Survey of Student Engagement
"Ahead of the curve" charter school policies
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
Postsecondary education and training as we know it is not enough: Why we need to leaven postsecondary strategy with more attention to employment policy, social policy, and career and technical education in high school
2009 Report on Indiana's dropout student population
Evidence-based dropout prevention programs
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Structuring out-of-school time to improve academic achievement
Field guide for improving student success
Prioritizing the nation's dropout factories: The need for federal policy that targets the nation's lowest performing high schools
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Making connections: Dimensions of student engagement (2009 CCSSE Findings)
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
Linking secondary and postsecondary systems: Lessons from Indiana
A developmental perspective for high school practitioners on college and workplace readiness
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Center on Reinventing Public Education
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
High school course-taking patterns for English Language Learners: A case study from California
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Coalition for Evidence-based Policy
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Student Success Skills
The President's Forum
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Putting middle grades students on the graduation path: A policy and practice brief
Meaningful measurement: The role of assessments in improving high school education in the twenty-first century
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Short sighted: How America's lack of attention to international education studies impedes improvement
Education watch 2009
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Next generation state data system: What is needed to support the next generation assessment and accountability systems
Core problems: Out-of-field teaching persists in key academic courses and high-poverty schools
The role of nonacademic factors in college readiness and success
When girls don't graduate, we all fail
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Science and mathematics education indicators
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
College tools for schools
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
College access and success state data
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Latinos in secondary education
Accelerated learning for all
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
Mathematics and science achievement and course-taking for college-bound high school students
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Hispanic students’ ACT scores hold steady as number of those testing increases at record pace
Summer learning programs: Diversifying the high school experience
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Rethinking high school: An introduction to New York City's experience
Giving students a chance to achieve: Getting off to a fast and successful start in grade nine
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Using rigorous evidence to improve policy and practice
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Are private high schools better academically than public high schools?
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public high schools
Education in the age of accountability: A research focus of the Urban Institute
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
The state role in accelerating student growth in low-performing high schools
Center for native education
A disturbing trend in law school diversity
Getting students to meet challenging academic and career goals: Involving school mentors, parents, and community leaders
A college access contract
Indiana's best buys: An in-depth look at Hoosier high schools
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements
Approaches to dropout prevention: Heeding early warning signs with appropriate interventions
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Preventing student disengagement in middle schools and keeping students on the graduation track in high-poverty middle-grades schools: Early identification and effective interventions
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Closing the expectations gap, 2008
A Better Chance.org
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Cramming: The effects of school accountability on college-bound students
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
IU School of Education Center for Research and P-16 Collaboration: Presentation
Moving Indiana forward: High standards and high graduation rates
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Office of Indian education programs
Kids Count state-level data online
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Voices in urban education
Crisis or possibility? Conversations about the American high school
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Immigrant students and secondary school reform: Compendium of best practices
Early college high school model: Strategy for high school completion, college access and success
National College Access Program Directory
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
College access: From the inside out
School-business partnerships: Seven strategies for success
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Bridge Partnership
Prep for prep
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Meeting five critical challenges of high school reform: Lessons from research on three reform models
Cristo Rey
Ready to succeed: All students prepared for college and work
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
The early college high school: The initiative at a glance
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Preparing students for success in college
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
African American achievement in America
Latino achievement in America
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Characteristics of minority students who excel on the SAT and in the classroom
School relationships foster success for African American students
Assessing developmental assessment in community colleges
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Making the grade: Texas early college high schools prepare students for the future
Data-driven School Counseling Annotated Bibliography
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
State and local policy for reconnecting youth
Expanding options for struggling students and out-of-school youth: State financing of education pathways
Learning communities for students in developmental math: Impact studies at Queensborough and Houston community colleges
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
P-20 governance
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Transforming teacher education through clinical practice: A national strategy to prepare effective teachers
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Improving Hispanic achievement: Implications for state policy
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Ready by 21: Making quality count
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Innovations in developmental math: Community colleges enhance support for nontraditional students
Professional development for afterschool practitioners: The first year of the Palm Beach County Afterschool Educator Certificate program
Maximizing the promise of community schools: Streamlining wraparound services for ESEA
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
US Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Teachers are the center of education: Mentoring, teaching and improving student learning
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Early warning indicator systems
Scaling community college interventions
Key considerations for serving disconnected youth
Think College Indiana!
Digital learning and technology: Federal policy recommendations to seize the opportunity-and promising practices that inspire them
Assessing deeper learning
Test, punish, and push out: How zero tolerance and high-stakes testing funnel youth into the school to prison pipeline
Dropout prevention services and programs in public school districts: 2010-11
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Unlocking the gate: What we know about improving developmental education
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
The Future Ready Project
Hearing on non-traditional students
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Emotional and behavioral disorders: Promoting prevention and positive interventions in school settings
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Ramp-up to Readiness: The Ramp-up standards
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
What's in your cabinet? How agencies can collectively improve the lives of children and youth
Do high stakes placement exams predict college success?
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Reviving magnet schools: Strengthening a successful choice option
Evaluate mentoring programs
State policy profiles for completion by design
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Bullying and open enrollment
A strong start: Positioning young black boys for educational success: A statistical profile
Third grade literacy policies: Identification, intervention, retention
50-state mathematics requirements for the standard high school diploma
On her majesty's school inspection service
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
California District Report Cards
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
The SAT report on college & career readiness: 2012
College Greenlight
Promising and practical strategies to improve postsecondary education
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
Using incentives to change how teenagers spend their time: The effects of New York City's conditional cash transfer program
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
Collegiate remediation: A review of the causes and consequences
2012 National survey of school counselors
Learning from the past: Drawing on California's CLAS experience to inform assessment of the Common Core
High school improvement: Indicators of effectiveness and school-level benchmarks
View from the field: How to launch district virtual learning
RTTD guidance: Implementing continuous improvement metrics and strategies for the foundational conditions for personalized learning
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
The reality of college readiness 2012: National report
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
K-12 postsecondary alignment and school accountability: Investigating high school responses to California's early assessment program
Learning from the successes and failures of charter schools
Structure in community college career-technical programs: A qualitative analysis
Common measures for college access and success
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Does race matter in educational diversity? A legal and empirical analysis
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Dropping out of high school: Prevalence, risk factors, and remediation strategies
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Does more money matter? An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration in California
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Increasing online learning options for K-12 students: The role of school districts
What are the implications of possible selves research for school counseling practice?
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
Western Policy Exchanges
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state) Updated 2012
On the road to success
Work-integrated learning and career-ready students: Examining the evidence
State implementation and perceptions of Title 1 school improvement grants under the Recovery Act: One year later
Do race/ethnicity-based student achievement gaps grow over time?
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 4: Is achievement improving and are gaps narrowing for Title 1 students?
Summertime program tune-up: Taking advantage of "down" time for needed program enhancements
Designing high quality evaluation systems for high school teachers: Challenges sand potential solutions
Mobility makers
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Whether and how to use state tests to measure student achievement in a multi-state randomized experiment: An empirical assessment based on four recent evaluations
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Telling it like it is: Youth speak out on the school to prison pipeline
A parent's guide to Response to Intervention (RTI)
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Latino college completion: Texas
A state policymaker's guide to expanding learning time
Dual enrollment for high school students
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Employer-paid tuition advancement for low-income workers
Latino college completion: California
Successful school-community partnerships: Using lessons learned from practice and research to expand learning
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
The undereducated American
Latino college completion: Florida
Improving community college success
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
America's high school graduates: Results from the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Which achievement gap?
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
I Need a Pencil.com
What does it cost to operate a high school organized into small learning communities? When are additional resources needed? How can efficiencies be achieved?
National High School Center early warning system tool 2.0
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Race to the top and teacher preparation: Analyzing state strategies for ensuring real accountability and fostering program innovation
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Minority male student success programs at community colleges
Stretching the school dollar: A brief for state policymakers
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
The impact of enhancing students' social and emotional learning: A meta-analysis of school-based universal interventions
After the bell: What do we want our afterschool programs to do?
All accounted for: What do we want out of our afterschool & summer school programs?
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Education for foster children: Removing barriers to academic success
Learning to earn
Pushed out or pulled up: Exit exams and dropout rates in public high schools
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education
How do career interventions impact the educational choices of eighth-grade students
Latino youth and the pathway to college
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Education Trust, Inc
The real truth about low graduation rates: An evidence-based commentary
Beyond high school: Improving transition programs for postsecondary education
An action agenda for improving America's high schools
National Dropout Prevention Centers
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
USA Funds
National inventory of academic pathways
Ensuring rigor in the high school curriculum: What states are doing
Public high school graduation and college-readiness rates: 1991-2002
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
The higher dropout rate of foreign-born teens: The role of schooling abroad
Closing the aspirations-attainment gap: Implications for high school reform
Redesigning high schools to prepare students for the future
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Citizen Schools
Alpha Phi Alpha: Go to high school, go to college initiative
SMASH Academy
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
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
State of college admission 2007
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- curriculum and assessment systems
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
Center for Student Opportunity
Peak experiences
Unfinished business: More measured approaches in standards-based reform
Strategic instruction model
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Reaching parents: The role of Latino parents in their children's education
Education watch online
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
National forum to accelerate middle grades reform
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Next steps: Research and practice to advance Indian education
Double the work: Challenges and solutions to acquiring academic literacy for adolescent English language learners
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Just for the kids
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Increasing academic rigor in high schools: Stakeholder perspectives
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
State Cards (statistical snapshots of high school data by state)
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
The student to counselor ratio: Does it matter?
If small is not enough...The characteristics of successful small high schools in Chicago
Middle-class schools for all
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Dual enrollment students in Florida and New York City: Postsecondary outcomes
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Orphan Foundation of America
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
The Black Collegian Online: The Career Site for Students of Color
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Effective instruction: An inconspicuous strategy for dropout prevention
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Creating a college-going culture guide
Postsecondary Access and Success
What your community can do to end it's drop-out crisis: Learnings from research and practice
Access to success initiative
Great summer jobs: Explore careers and gain valuable experience
Dropout prevention for students with disabilities: A critical issue for state education agencies
The ASCA national model
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Redesigning schools: 10 features of effective schools
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Rethinking high school: Five profiles of innovative models for student success
Affirmation and discovery: Learning from successful community college developmental programs in Texas
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Alabama state report
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; Colorado state report
Highlights of the 2007 Accountability System in the State of Texas
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
No child left behind: What it means for parents
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Differential grading standards among high schools
Latest ACT National Curriculum Survey® shows lack of content alignment between high school and college
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
MALDEF Federal education rights pamphlet (spanish version)
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Closing the expectations gap 2007: An annual 50-state progress report on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and work
College readiness crisis spurs call for change by ACT in nation's core high school curriculum
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Collegiate learning assessement project
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Latino student success at Hispanic serving institutions
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Striking the balance: Career academies combine academic rigor and workplace relevance
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Commonwealth Corporation
Indiana by the numbers
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
I-STEM Resource Network
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Preparing high school students for successful transitions to postsecondary education and employment
Dropout prevention practice guide
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Why Boys Fail (whyboysfail.com)
Report of the national panel for evidence-based school counseling: Outcome research coding protocol and evaluation of Student Success Skills and Second Step
Youth transition funders group
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Eight elements of high school improvement: A mapping framework
High school literacy: A quick stats fact sheet
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
A descriptive study of urban school counseling
Advocacy as a critical role for urban school counselors: Working toward equity and social justice
Joining the conversation about educating our poorest children: Emerging leadership roles for school counselors in high-poverty schools
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Smart options: Investing the recovery funds for student success
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Breakthrough Collaborative
Innovations in education: Creating strong supplemental educational services programs
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Student Success Skills: Tools and strategies for improved academic and social outcomes
Taking the easy way out: How the GED testing program induces students to drop out
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
Council of the Great City Schools
The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES)
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Socioeconomic stratification of community college transfer access in the 1980s and 1990s: Evidence from HS&B and NELS
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
The schools teachers leave: Workforce mobility in Chicago public schools
Common Core State Standards Initiative
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
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
Center on Education and the Workforce
The current status of school counseling outcome research
Making graduation a priority
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
State college- and career-ready high school graduation requirements comparison table
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
Pre-algebra and algebra enrollment and achievement (Leading Indicators Series)
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Devil in the details: An analysis of state teacher dismissal laws
Challenges, assets, and innovations: Considerations for secondary education in rural communities
Afterschool: A high school dropout prevention tool
Response to Intervention: Possibilities for service delivery at the secondary school level
Response to Intervention policy
Do the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) prepare students for Algebra in grade 8?
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
The black-white achievement gap: When progress stopped
Student mobility in rural and nonrural districts in five Central region states
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Young Hispanic children: Boosting opportunities for learning
Reinventing alternative education: State policy profiles
Six pillars of effective dropout prevention and recovery: An assessment of current state policy and how to improve it
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Global Skills for Global Completion
Teaching for a New World: Preparing High School Educators to Deliver College- and Career-Ready Instruction
Multiple Pathways in California: A New Option for High School Reform
College InSight
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Policies paved the way: Early college innovation in North Carolina
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
The role of parents in dropout prevention: Strategies that promote graduation and school achievement
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Achieve Standards Alignment Tool
College readiness issue brief: Aligning P-12 and postsecondary education: Toward a seamless P-16 education system
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Deloitte 2009 education survey overview: Redefining high school as a launch pad
Council for Exceptional Children
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Using the right data to determine if high school interventions are working to prepare students for college and careers
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
A coherent approach to high school improvement: A district and school self-assessment tool
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Retaining teacher talent: Convergence and contradictions in teachers' perceptions of policy reform ideas
Family factors and student outcomes
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Effective instructional strategies
Mandating supplemental intervention services: Is New York state doing enough to help all students succeed?
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Successful school turnarounds: Seven steps for school leaders
The historic opportunity to get college readiness right: The Race to the Top fund and postsecondary education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Standards and assessments guide
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
Curriculum and instruction: A 21st century skills implementation guide
Early colllege high school: Increased rigor, enhanced support (videos of Indiana early college high schools)
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Education reform 101: A primer on the new Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
State and local implementation of the No Child Left Behind Act: Volume IX - Accountability under NCLB: Final report
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Education pays 2010
The linked learning approach: Building the capacity of teachers to prepare students for college and careers
National Research Center on Learning Disabilities (NRCLD)
Understanding the K-12 common core state standards in mathematics
The National Indian Education Study
Response to Intervention resources for high schools
Response to Intervention: The future for secondary schools
RTI classification tool and resource locator
Afterschool and workforce development: Helping kids compete
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
IDEA Partnership: Collaborative work on Response to Intervention
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate in the nations largest metropolitan areas
Restoring the balance: Dollars, values, and the future of college sports
Helping students get a "head start" on the real world: State strategies for early high school graduation
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Using college admission test scores to clarify high school placement (Leading Indicators Series)
The Condition of Education 2010
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Strengthening partnerships and building public will for out-of-school time programs
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Keeping middle grades students on the path to success in high school: Increasing engagement and achievement in SREB states
Can the American high school become an avenue of advancement for all?
Falling off track during the transition to high school: What we know and what can be done
Meeting the invention challenge
Moving beyond AYP: High school performance indicators
College-going cultures in urban high schools
On the front lines of schools: Perspectives of teachers and principals on the high school dropout problem
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
How colleges organize themselves to increase student persistence: Four-year institutions (College Board study on student retention)
Changes in Graduation Rates by State (Progress and Challenge Indexes)
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
Background on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
Is your local high school making the grade? 10 Elements of a successful high school
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
Doing What Works - Research based education practices online
Measuring up 2008
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Urban school counseling: Context, characteristics, and competencies
The forgotten middle: Ensuring that all students are on target for college and career readiness before high school
Transforming statewide high school assessment systems: A guide for state policymakers
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
EPAS® state of the nation report 2007: Mathematics
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Expanding options: State financing of education pathways for struggling students and out-of-school youth (Indiana report)
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
ETS Policy Notes: Addressing achievement gaps: The language acquisition and educational achievement of English-language learners
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Education beyond the rhetoric: Making rigor something "real"
Rethinking high school: Supporting all students to be college-ready in math
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Indiana Graduation Plan Statute
Smaller Learning Communities Annotated Bibliography
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Measuring and improving the effectiveness of high school teachers
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
All students college-ready: Findings from the Foundation's education work, 2000-2006
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Creating a welcoming campus climate
Campus diversity initiative evaluation project resource kit
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Your senior year
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Who graduates in the South: Minority students lag behind, effects of segregation persist
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Achievement gaps and correlates of early mathematics achievement: Evidence from the ECLS K-first grade sample
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Supporting adult English language learners' transitions to postsecondary education
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Predicting different levels of academic success in college using high school GPA and ACT Composite score
What helps or hinders students' chances of success in college?
Developing the STEM education pipeline
The benefits of statewide use of the ACT test
Statewide administration of the ACT: A key component in improving student preparation for college and work
The key to success in community college
Federal support for adolescent literacy: A solid investment
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Homework helper: Help your child take control
Motivating the unmotivated student
Choosing smart electives: Cultivating interests, strengths, and special talents
Ten ways to help your child become self-reliant
Managing procrastination: Help your child build good study habits
Volunteer opportunities: Helping others can help your child
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Change, and response to change, in Florida's public schools
What community college management practices are effective in promoting student success? A study of high- and low-impact institutions
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
ACT high school profile report: The graduating class of 2007 (National)
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Students as allies in improving their schools
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Translations for success
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Washington Data and Reports
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Managing the transition to ninth grade in a comprehensive urban school
Independent Evaluation of the California High School Exit Examination (CAHSEE): Third Biennial Report
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
Building a culture of evidence in community colleges: Lessons from exemplary institutions
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Minorities in higher education twenty-second annual status report: 2007 supplement
New directions in enhancing educational results: Policymakers' guide to restructuring student support resources to address barriers to learning (guidebook)
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
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
Culture of evidence
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
The future of public education in New Orleans
Mentors en Español
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
The Kalamazoo Promise
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
How educators in three states are responding to standards-based accountability under No Child Left Behind
Federal Education Budget Project
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Making sense of data-driven decision making in education
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
All Kinds of Minds
The Study Skills Guide for Students
Virtual Pamphlet Collection - Study Skills
Study Strategies
The education success program
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
College learning for the new global century
Urgent but overlooked: The literacy crisis among adolescent English language learners
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Can separate be equal? The overlooked flaw at the center of No Child Left Behind
An investigation of factors influencing classroom motivation for postsecondary American Indian/Alaska native students
Priming the pump: Strategies for increasing the achievement of underrepresented minority undergraduates
Evidence-based policy help desk
Making middle grades work
Turning Points
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
The Princeton Review and Hispanic Scholarship Fund college admissions roadmap (Spanish Version)
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Small schools project
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Excelencia in education
Dual credit and exam-based courses in US public high schools:2002-03
The on-track indicator as a predictor of high school graduation
What do we know: Seeking effective math and science instruction
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Measuring what matters: Creating a longitudinal data system using data to improve student achievement
Raising minority academic achievement: A compendium of education programs and practices
Keeping students in school: What other states are doing for at-risk students
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs use data to make decisions
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
From high school to the future: A first look at Chicago public school graduates' college enrollment, college preparation, and graduation from four-year colleges
Boys and girls harbor
Paying double: Inadequate high schools and community college remediation
Rethinking high school graduation rates and trends
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Success for All Foundation
Indianapolis urban league: Campaign for African American achievement
Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation (CSCORE)
Alliance for excellent education: Every child a graduate
Connecting the dots: Multifaceted analyses of the relationships between student engagement results from the NSSE, and the institutional practices and conditions that foster student success
Addressing achievement gaps: Leading the challenge of developing high-potential youth
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
Mentors, Inc
Investing in the education of older students: A summary of the evidence
The Gates effect
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Cultural issues related to high school reform: Deciphering the case of black males
High schools for the new millennium
The silent epidemic: Perspectives of high school dropouts
Enriching the high school curriculum through postsecondary credit-based transition programs
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Mixed messages: What state high school tests communicate about student readiness for college
Our impoverished view of education reform
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
Lumina Foundation for Education
College is possible
The American diploma project: Overview of research
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Public high school graduation and college readiness rates in the United States
HBCU graduates: Employment, earnings, and success after college
Dropout prevention programs: Right intent, wrong focus, and some suggestions on where to go from here
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Ready for tomorrow: Helping all students achieve secondary and postsecondary success
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Preparing for college: Building expectations, changing realities
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Overcoming obstacles to preparing for college: Perspectives from a rural Upward Bound program
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Mentoring at-risk high school students: Evaluation of a school-based program
Vocational mentoring: An experience-based career mentoring program for high school juniors and seniors at risk of not graduating
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
First generation college students: A literature review
Data Quality Campaign: Data for action 2010: Executive summary
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Closing the expectations gap 2011
Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring
Retaining students in grade: A literature review of the effects of retention on students' academic and nonacademic outcomes
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Implementing the common core state standards: An action agenda for higher education
Facilitating student learning through contextualization
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) Effective Schoolwide Interventions
Projections of education statistics to 2019
Community college and high school partnerships
A first look at the common core and college and career readiness
National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP)
The impact of teacher experience
Fully online programs in K-12: A snapshot of effective practices at virtual high schools
The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Academic preparation for college in the high school senior class of 2003-04
Science achievement and occupational career/technical education coursetaking in high school: The class of 2005
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
The economic value of higher teacher quality
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Pell Institute: TRIO clearinghouse
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Percentage of states with alignment between K-12 and higher education standards
Using linked data to drive education and training improvement
State policies and procedures on Response to Intervention (RTI) in the Midwest region
When school stability requires transportation: State considerations
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
TIered interventions in high schools: Using preliminary 'lessons learned' to guide ongoing discussion
Investing in education powers US competitiveness: Education funding must be preserved
Up to the challenge: The role of career and technical education in college and career readiness
Why we're behind: What top nations teach their children but we don't
Student voices: What makes a great teacher?
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
The nation's report card: Trial urban district assessment mathematics 2011
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Oregon Mentors evaluation instrument toolkit
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
Revamping the teacher evaluation process
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Operation College Promise
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Strong support, low awareness: Public perception of the common core state standards
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
The hidden costs of community colleges
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
Is high school tough enough?
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Why rural matters 2011-12: Statistical indicators of the condition of rural education in the 50 states
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
A public education primer: Basic (and sometimes surprising) facts about the U.S. education system
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
The digital learning imperative: How technology and teaching meet today's education challenges
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
Latino college completion in 50 states
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
ETS: The Achievement Gap (website)
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
From soft skills to hard data: Measuring youth program outcomes
Spaces of inclusion? Teachers' perceptions of school communities with differing student racial & socioeconomic contexts
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
The impact of time between cognitive tests on performance: Evidence from Advanced Placement exams
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
A systemic approach to implementing response to intervention in three Colorado high schools
Can scholarships alone help students succeed? Lessons from two New York City community colleges
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education