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10th Grade Newsletter: Career Ready-A Future by Choice Not by Chance
2005 Skills Gap Report
2006 ACT National and State Scores
21st Century at Work: Forces Shaping the Future Workforce and Workplace in the United States
4 Steps to Finding an Excellent Tutor for Your Child
A Call to Action: Transforming High School for All Youth
A Closer Look: A Guide to Online Resources on Family Involvement
A Commitment to America’s Future: Responding to the Crisis in Mathematics and Science Education
A Guide to Education and No Child Left Behind
A Matter of Degrees: Improving Graduation Rates in Four-Year Colleges and Universities
A Parent Handbook for Career Development
A Profile of the American High School Sophomore in 2002
A Shared Agenda
A Whole ‘Nother World
ABCs of the ASVAB
Academic Squeeze [Community Colleges]
ACRN Conference Materials, Spring 2005
ACRN National Conference PowerPoint Presentations (2003)
ACRN National Conference, 2006
ACSCI Standards
ACT National Curriculum Survey and Policy Report
Add and Subtract: Dual Enrollment as a State Strategy to Increase Postsecondary Success for Underrepresented Students
Adolescence: Are Parents Relevant to Students' High School Achievement and Post-Secondary Attainment?
After High School, What Next?
America's Career InfoNet
America's Untapped Resource: Low-Income Students in Higher Education
American Federation of Teachers Parent Page
Amid Tight Budgets, Two-Year Colleges Play Growing Role
An Overview of Alternative Education (Reconnecting Out-of-School Youth)
Apply Lessons: Applications of Mathematics
Are High Schools Failing Their Students? Strengthening Academic Rigor in High School
Are They Really Ready to Work? Employers’ Perspectives on the Basic Knowledge and Applied Skills of New Entrants to the 21st Century U.S. Workforce
Are you a Doer, Thinker...? Brochure
Arizona Career and Educational Guide
Articulation, Alignment, and the Challenge of College-Readiness
ASPIRA Parents for Educational Excellence (APEX)
Assisting Students Who Enter High School with Poor Academic Skills
Associate Degree: Two Years to a Career or a Jump Start to a Bachelor's Degree
Balanced Leadership: What 30 Years of Research Tells Us about the Effect of Leadership on Student Achievement
Barrier Busters: Community Colleges and Their Students Embrace Challenges
Benchmarking Competitiveness, Data Central
Beyond Islands of Excellence: What Districts Can Do To Improve Instruction and Achievement in All Schools
Bibliography of Family Involvement Research Published in 2004
Bibliography on Family Involvement and Adolescence
Breaking Ranks in the Middle
Breaking Through: Helping Low-Skilled Adults Enter and Succeed in College and Careers
Breakthrough High Schools
Bridge to Postsecondary Success
Brown Center Report on American Education 2003
Building a Portfolio of High Schools: A Strategic Investment Toolkit
Building a Strong Community Partnership
Building Skills, Increasing Economic Vitality: Innovative State Policies
Building Transitions from High School to College and Careers for North Carolina’s Youth
Career Academies: Impacts on Labor Market Outcomes and Education Attainment
Career Academy Standards of Practice
Career and Technical Education and the 15 Effective Strategies for Increasing Graduation Rates
Career Development Interventions and Academic Self-Efficacy and Motivation: A Pilot Study
Career Management Paradigm Shift: Prosperity for Citizens, Windfall for Governments
Career Planning Begins with Assessment: A Guide for Professionals Serving Youth with Educational and Career Development Challenges
Career Planning Process
Career Planning Resources for Parents
Career Video Clips
Career Voyages
Case Studies of High-Performing, High-Technology Schools
Center for High School Excellence
Center for State Scholars
Chamber of Commerce—Job Corps Online Tool
Charting the Landscape, Mapping New Paths: Museums, Libraries and K-12 Learning
Choice of Institution: Changing Student Attendance Patterns in the 1990s
Choosing a School for Your Child
Claiming Common Ground: State Policymaking for Improving College Readiness and Success
Closing the College Participation Gap
Co-Constructing Family Involvement
College and Career Transitions Initiative
College is Possible
College Opportunities Online
College Persistence on the Rise? Changes in 5-Year Degree Completion and Postsecondary Persistence Rates Between 1994 and 2000
College Readiness Begins in Middle School
College Readiness for All
College Readiness for All Toolbox
College Results Online
College Toolkit: A Connect for Kids Summary
College, Career, and Job-Related Articles
Colorado Career Network
Colorado Parents Career Network
Community College Labor Market Responsiveness Initiative
Community College Survey of Student Engagement (CCSSE)
Cómo Costear Tu Education
Comparative Indicators of Education in the United States and Other G8 Countries: 2004
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)
Connecticut Career Paths
Connecting Education Standards and Employment: Course-taking Patterns of Young Workers
Connecting Families and Schools (An Assessment Tool for Educators Working with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students)
Counseling Outfitters
Cracks in the Education Pipeline
Crafting Effective Career Development Learning Standards
Creating a Culture of Literacy: A Guide for Middle and High School Principals
Creating College Opportunity for All
Creating Helping Environments for College-Going: The CHEPA Chec-List for Counselors
Creating Partnerships, Bridging Worlds: Family & Community Engagement
Creating Successful Magnet School Programs
Crisis at the Core: Preparing All Students for College and Work
Crisis or Possibility? Conversations About the American High School
Decisions Without Direction: Career Guidance and Decision-Making Among American Youth
Delaware Career Compass & Teacher's Guide
Demography as Destiny: How America Can Build a Better Future
Designing and Financing an Integrated Program of College Study
Developing an Education Plan for Your Child
Diversity, School, Family, & Community Connections
Division on Career Development & Transition
Does Implementing a Research-based School Counseling Curriculum Enhance Student Achievement?
Doing What Works: Moving Together on High Standards for All
Early College High Schools: Lessons Learned in New School Creation
Economic Trends Fuel Push to Retool Schooling
ECS’ Parent/Family Issue Page
Educating Our Children Together: A Sourcebook for Effective Family-School-Community Partnerships
Education News Parents Can Use
Education Pays (Idaho CIS)
Educational Pipeline: Big Investment, Big Returns
Educational, Social, and Economic Value of Informed and Considered Career Decisions
Employer-School Partnerships: Role of Education in Workforce and Economic Development
Engagement by Design
Engaging Parents in an Urban Public High School: A Case Study of Boston Arts Academy
Engaging Schools: Fostering High School Students' Motivation to Learn
Entering the College Zone
Evaluation of the Comprehensive Guidance Program in Utah Public Schools (Abstract of the Study and Key Findings)
Every Child A Graduate
Examining the Meaning of Accountability: Reframing the Construct
Excelencia in Education
Facts and Terms Every Parent Should Know About NCLB
Family Information Center
Family Involvement in the Education of Secondary-School-Age Students With Disabilities
Family Involvement Makes a Difference in School Success
Fast Break in Indianapolis: A New Approach to Charter Schooling
Fast Track to College: Increasing Postsecondary Success for All Students
Federal Family Education Loan Program (in Spanish)
Federal Student Aid (Spanish version)
Financial Aid (Georgia)
Financial Planning for Your Child's College Education
Finding the Family in Comprehensive Reform Models: A Guide for Discussion
First in the Family: Advice About College from First-Generation Students
Five Questions For… [why women and some minorities are underrepresented in science, math and technology careers]
Focus on the Wonder Years: Challenges Facing the American Middle School
Fragile Futures: Risk and Vulnerability Among Latino High-Achievers
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (in Spanish)
From Cradle to Career: Connecting American Education from Birth to Adulthood
From High School to the Future: A First Look at Chicago Public School Graduates’ College Enrollment, College Preparation, and Graduation from Four-year Colleges
Funding Education Beyond High School
Gaining Traction, Gaining Ground
GEM-SET (Girls' E-Mentoring Program in Science, Engineering and Technology)
Getting Ready for College Early
Getting Students Ready for College and Careers
Getting the Job Done: Advancing the New Skills Agenda
Good Information Provides a Reality Check
Grading the Systems: The Guide to State Standards, Tests, and Accountability Policies
Grow Faster Together, or Grow Slowly Apart
Handbook for Implementing a Comprehensive Work-Based Learning Program According to the Fair Labor Standards Act
Hard Work Pays
Head Start on College: Dual Enrollment Strategies in New England 2004-2005
Helping Children Succeed in School
Helping Your Child Perform Well on Tests
Helping Your Child Succeed in School
Helping Your Child Win at the Game of Life
Helping Your Child with Homework
Helping Your Teen Decide What to Do After High School
Helping Youth Succeed: School Success
High School Career and Technical Education for the First Decade of the 21st Century
High School Outreach and Family Involvement
High School Reform and Work: Facing Labor Market Realities
High School Summit Issue Papers
Highlights From the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, 2003
Holland Codes (in Spanish)
Homework Tips for Parents
How Can Internal and External Evaluations Help Improve Parent Involvement Programs?
How do Career Interventions Impact the Educational Choices of Eighth Grade Students?
How Latino Students Pay for College
How Leadership Influences Student Learning
How to Prepare Your Children for Work
Identifying and Implementing Educational Practices Supported By Rigorous Evidence: A User Friendly Guide
Improving Academic Achievement in Primary Students Through a Systemic Approach to Guidance and Counseling
Improving Student Achievement: What State NAEP Scores Tell Us
Improving the Education of Latino Students
Improving the Middle Grades: Actions That Can Be Taken Now
Income of U.S. Workforce Projected to Decline If Education Doesn’t Improve
Increasing Student Engagement and Motivation: From Time-on-Task to Homework
Increasing the Success of Minority Students in Science & Technology
Indiana Pathways to College Network
Information for Parents on the Nation’s Report Card (in Spanish)
Innovations in Education: Successful Charter Schools
Inside the Black Box of High-Performing, High-Poverty Schools
Insight into the Business Community’s Views About the Education System
Inventing Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Investments in Education for U.S. Hispanics Needed
Involving Families in High School and College Expectations
It Takes A Parent: Transforming Education in the Wake of the No Child Left Behind Act
It's All in the Family: Planning High-Quality, Family Literacy Events
It's Time to Tell the Kids: If You Don't Do Well in High School, You Won't Do Well in College (or on the Job)
It’s Kind of Different
Job Searching in the 21st Century
Keeping in Touch [with Parents]
Keeping Our Edge: Americans Speak on Education and Competitiveness
Key Things Parents Can Do to Make Sure Their Children Are Prepared for the Twenty-first Century
Know How to Go [to college]
La Opinion—Becas
Labor-Market Linkages Among Two-Year College Faculty and Their Impact on Student Perceptions, Efforts, and College Persistence
Latino Youth Finishing College: The Role of Selective Pathways
Learn More Study Skills Guide
Learning from Urban Schools
Leave No Child Behind: How to Engage the Public
Licensed Occupations in New Jersey
Life After High School
Listening to Families: The Family Outreach Learning Study
Making a Decision About College: Should I Stay or Should I Go? (Teaching Case)
Making High Schools Better
Managing the Price of College
Mapping Your Future
Math and Parent Partnerships in the Southwest (MAPPS)
Math, Science, and Technology: Essential Skills for Career Success in the 21st Century
Meeting Five Critical Challenges of High School Reform
Meeting the Challenge: Getting Parents Involved in Schools
Mixed Messages: What State High School Tests Communicate About Student Readiness for College
MnCareers Parent Guide
MnCareers Facilitator Guide
Montana Career Guide
Multiple Perspectives on Multiple Pathways: Preparing California’s Youth for College, Career, and Civic Responsibility
National Education Association’s Parent Page
National Inventory of Academic Pathways
NCES Career/Technical Education Statistics
New Directions for Research, Practice, and Evaluation (Family, School and Community Connections Symposium)
New Jersey Occupational Outlook Handbook
New Traditions: Options for Rural High School Excellence
Next Steps Magazine—Latino Edition
Nine Big Myths About Career Decision-Making
No Child Left Behind Web site
No Child Left Behind: A Parents' Guide
No Child Left Behind: A Road Map to State Implementation
On Course for Success
On Course for Success: A Close Look at Selected High School Courses That Prepare All Students for College
Orange Juice or Orange Drink? Ensuring that “Advanced Courses” Live Up to Their Labels
Organizations for Professional Counselors
Our Children, Our Future: How Latino Children Can Succeed in School
Para Los Padres
Parent and Student Voices on the First Year of the DC Opportunity Scholarship Program
Parent Learning Page
Parent Information and Resource Centers (PIRC)
Parent Involvement = Student Success
Parent Involvement and Early Literacy
Parent Involvement Contributes to Child’s Success
Parent Involvement in Elementary School and Educational Attainment
Parent Leader Blog
Parent Leadership: Investing in Children’s Academic Success
Parent Orientation Brochure & Presentation
Parent Partners: Using Parents to Enhance Education
Parent Power and Urban School Reform: The Story of Mothers on the Move
Parent Primer on Career Exploration
Parent-Child Connectedness: Voices of African-American and Latino Parents and Teens
Parent-Teen Relationships and Interactions: Far More Positive Than Not
Parent/Family Involvement
Parental Involvement and Secondary School Educational Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis
Parental Involvement in Education
Parenting and Career Development
Parents Place Pointers
Parents’ Place
Partnering with Families and Communities
Partnership for 21st Century Skills
Partnership Series Brochures
Partnerships by Design: Cultivating Effective and Meaningful School-Family-Community Partnerships
Paving the Way to Work: A Guide to Career-Focused Mentoring
Paying Double: Inadequate High Schools and Community College Remediation
Perspectives: Improving Alignment, Advancing Students
Policy Directions for Career and Technical Education
Postsecondary Access for Latino Middle Grade Students
Preparing America's Future: The Secretary's High School Initiative
Preparing for College
Preparing Your Child for College (Indiana)
Presentation by Minister Drew Caldwell (Manitoba Education, Training and Youth) on Blueprint for Life/Work Designs and The Real Game Series
Principal Indicators of Student Academic Histories in Postsecondary Education
Pro-Bank (Promising Practices for Youth with Disabilities)
Promoting College Access and Success: A Review of Credit-Based Transition Programs
Promoting Quality Choice Options in Education
Public Attitudes on Higher Education: A Trend Analysis, 1993-2003
Public High School Graduation and College Readiness Rates in the United States
Public High School Graduation and College Readiness Rates: 1991-2002
Put Reading First: Helping Your Child Learn to Read
Putting the World into Our Classrooms: A New Vision for 21st Century Education
Questions Parents Ask About Schools
Re-defining School Counseling
Reaching Out to Hispanic Populations (Webinar)
Read and Rise: Preparing Our Children for a Lifetime of Success
Reading Between the Lines: What the ACT Reveals about College Readiness in Reading
Ready for College
Ready for College and Career
Ready for College and Ready for Work: Same or Different?
Ready or Not: Creating a High School Diploma That Counts
REAL Entrepreneurship Education
Reassessing U.S. International Mathematics Performance: New Findings from the 2003 TIMSS and PISA
Recent State STEM Initiatives
Reclaiming the American Dream
Redesigning the American High School
Reinventing the American High School for the 21st Century
Remaking Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century: What Role for High School Programs?
Removing the Roadblocks to College Report
Report Cards and the Parent-Teacher Conference
Research to Practice Database on Educating Children with Disabilities
Reshaping the American Workforce in a Changing Economy
Resources for Parents
Results That Matter: 21st Century Skills and High School Reform
Return on Investment in Early College High Schools
Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future
Rising to the Challenge: Are High School Graduates Prepared for College and Work?
Rough Science
Saludos Magazine
School & College Partnerships: The Missing Link
School and College
School and Parent Interaction by Household Language and Poverty Status: 2002-03
School Choice: Doing It the Right Way Makes a Difference
School Counselors and Principals: Partners in Support of Academic Achievement
School Success
School, Teacher and Leadership Impacts on Student Achievement
School-Based Career Development: A Synthesis of the Literature
School-based Workshops for Parents
School-Business Partnerships: Seven Strategies for Success
Schools Involving Parents in Early Postsecondary Planning
Show Us The Money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Smart Choices
Standards of Practice for Entrepreneurship Education
State of the South 2004: Fifty Years After Brown v. Board of Education
State Policies on 2/4 Transfers are Key to Degree Attainment
State Policies on School Guidance Counseling
Staying Involved: Approaches to Helping Our Middle School and High School Students Learn
Strategies for Success: Engaging Immigrant Students in Secondary Schools
Strengthening Families; Strengthening Schools Toolkit
Strengthening Parental Involvement in Middle and High Schools: Cultivating Communication and Connections
Strengthening Transitions by Encouraging Career Pathways: A Look at State Policies and Practices
Success in the Middle: A Policymaker’s Guide to Achieving Quality Middle Level Education
Summer Home Learning Recipes
Support Success: Services That May Help Low-Income Students Succeed in Community College
Supporting Parent, Family and Community Involvement in Your School
Taking a Closer Look: A Guide to Online Resources on Family Involvement
Taking Stock: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, Where We’re Going
Teaching in the Early College High School Initiative
Technical Assistance Tools (Workforce Disability and Youth)
Teens and School Success
Tests and Other Assessments: Helping You Make Better Career Decisions
The 70 Percent Solution: Helping Young People Make Better Choices During and After High School
The Bridge to Employment Initiative: A Decade of Promising School-to-Career Partnerships
The Career Pathways How-to Guide
The Case for Parent Leadership
The College Ladder: Linking Secondary and Postsecondary Education for Success for All Students
The Factory
The Fate of the American Dream: Strengthening Our Education and Skills Pipeline
The Governance Divide: A Report on a Four-State Study on Improving College Readiness and Success
The Graduation Gap
The Joys of Science: NAS Interviews
The Knowledge Economy: Is the U.S. Losing Its Competitive Edge?
The Link between High School Reform and College Access and Success for Low-Income and Minority Youth
The Parent Institute
The Postsecondary Educational Experiences of High School Career and Technical Education Concentrators
The Relationship between Advanced Placement and College Graduation
The Role of Academic and Non-Academic Factors in Improving College Retention
The Southern Workforce Index
The State of State English Standards 2005
The State of State Math Standards 2005
The Talent Development High School Model
The Toolbox Revisited: Paths to Degree Completion from High School Through College
The Youthhood
Thinker’s Guide Series
Tips for Parents to Help Children Succeed in School
Tool Kit for Hispanic Families
Toolkit on Postsecondary Education for Hispanic Families
Toolkit on Secondary School for Hispanic Families
Toolkit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities
Toolkit on Teaching and Assessing Students with Disabilities—Parent Resources
Tools for Latino Outreach: Supporting Student Success in the Middle Grades and Beyond
Tools of the Trade: Using the Law to Address Sex Segregation in High School Career and Technical Education
Toward a More Literate Nation: Raising the Bar for Reading & Writing Instruction in Middle & High Schools
Towards a National Workforce Education and Training Policy
Transforming School Counseling
Transforming Urban Schools Through Investments in the Social Capital of Parents
Trends in Undergraduate Career Education
Tu Futuro: Una gula práctica para financiar tu educación
Using Data to Improve School Results
Using Positive Student Engagement to Increase Student Achievement
Virtual Job Shadow
Walking the Talk: Community Colleges Where Everyone Wins
What Makes a Great Teacher?
What Schools Want Parents to Know
What We Must Do to Create a System That Prepares Students for College Success
What Works in Student Retention?
What Works to Improve Student Achievement in the Middle Grades
When It's Your Own Child: A Report on Special Education From the Families Who Use It
Work, Entrepreneurship, and Opportunity in 21st Century America
Work-Based Learning and Higher Education: A Research Perspective
Workforce Specialist Toolkit
Working Ahead
Working with Teachers to Support Children’s Learning