Now’s the Time: Early College and Dual-Enrollment Programs in the Higher Education Act Report/Fact SheetApril 23, 2018
Research shows that students who experience rigorous course work in their secondary schools demonstrate readiness for college-level work and complete postsecondary credentials at substantially higher rates than their peers experiencing less rigorous preparatory course work. Two efforts, early college high schools (ECHSs) and dual-enrollment programs, offer students the opportunity to pursue college-level credit-bearing course work while still in high school. This report addresses four key questions to provide a research-based perspective on dual-enrollment programs and ECHSs.
Cajon Valley Union School District: Changing the Culture of Learning to Empower Students Report/Fact SheetMay 30, 2013
This interactive video profile shows how Cajon Valley Union School District in California has paired digital learning with increased support for teachers and students to improve student outcomes, including tremendous improvement in student achievement, behavior, and engagement. This profile is the second in a series of interactive video profiles demonstrating how leading school districts use digital learning to improve teaching and learning
Repairing a Broken System: Fixing Federal Student Aid Report/Fact SheetJanuary 08, 2013
This report outlines a comprehensive approach for revamping the student aid system into one that better supports students and institutions of higher education.
Saving Now and Saving Later: How High School Reform Can Reduce the Nation’s Wasted Remediation Dollars Report/Fact SheetMay 05, 2011
For young people entering the twenty-first-century job market, high school graduation is no longer the finish line, but the starting line.
The Fourth Annual AP Report to the Nation Report/Fact SheetAugust 21, 2008
This report finds that although a greater proportion of public high school students are taking Advanced Placement (AP) exams and earning passing grades on these exams than ever before, the mean score has declined for the fourth year in a row.
Healthier and Wealthier: Decreasing Health Care Costs by Increasing Educational Attainment Report/Fact SheetNovember 01, 2006
Healthier and Wealthier argues that higher educational attainment improves a student’s future income, occupational status, and social prestige, all of which contributes to improved individual health.
The Impact of Education on: Personal Income & Employment Report/Fact SheetNovember 01, 2003
Six million students throughout America are currently at risk of dropping out of school.