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What Does It Really Mean to Be College and Work Ready? The Mathematics and English Literacy Required of First Year Community College Students
National Center on Education and the Economy, May 2013, 24 pp.
A study of the English and math required for success in the first year of community college. more info >
Findings and recommendations of the rapid health impact assessment of school integration strategies in Minnesota
Human Impact Partners, ISAIAH, April 2013, 67 pp.
An evaluation of the projected health effects of a Minnesota Bill that addresses racial integration in Minnesota schools. Includes a review of the history of school integration and segregation in Minnesota, the impact of school integration on educational achievement, health, equity, and cross-racial connection. more info >
More and Better Learning: Year One Report on ExpandED Schools
TASC, April 2013, 9 pp.
Presents evaluation findings from the first year of a demonstration project that partners schools and community organizations to extend the school day. The 11 ExpandED elementary and middle schools are located in New York City, Baltimore, and New Orleans. more info >
Children in the states factsheets
Children's Defense Fund, April 2013
Fact sheets for each state that provide basic stats and rankings regarding poverty, health, hunger, child welfare, early childhood development, education and youth at risk. more info >
Eduployment: Creating Opportunity Policies for America's Youth
Youth Transition Funders Group, April 2013, 16 pp.
This paper introduces the concept of "eduployment," a term recognizing learning and work are inextricably linked and opportunity policies for youth must prepare young people for postsecondary success, rather than the outmoded college or career. more info >
Minnesota Measures: Report on higher education performance
Minnesota Office of Higher Education, February 2013, 74 pp.
Annual report that provides facts about higher education in Minnesota. Includes data on preparing for and entering college, during college, and outcomes of college. more info >
Opportunities and challenges: The education of Latinos in Minnesota
HACER, December 2012, 89 pp.
This report presents the results of research into factors that contribute to successful educational outcomes for Latino students in Minnesota high schools. more info >
State of students of color and American Indian students report - 2012
Minnesota Minority Education Partnership, November 2012, 20 pp.
Provides data on students of color and American Indian students in Minnesota schools, colleges and universities. The executive summary includes information on trends and identifies areas of concern. more info >
Education Policy Research
Education section of Mathmatica Policy Research. Provides research information about topics including curriculum, teacher quality, at-risk youth, technology and school choice. more info >