Resources from the Field

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June 2019 | SAT-Only Admission: How Would It Change College Campuses?
Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

This report examines what would happen if America’s top 200 colleges only admitted students with the highest SAT scores. The report finds that such an admissions policy would replace 53% of incoming students, creating a less racially diverse and slightly more affluent student body.

June 2019 | State of School Safety Report 2019
Safe and Sound Schools

Safe and Sound Schools, a national school safety non-profit, released its State of School Safety Report 2019, in collaboration with Boston University College of Communication.

June 2019 | The Condition of Education
National Center for Education Statistics

The Condition of Education is a congressionally mandated annual report from the National Center for Education Statistics.

May 2019 | A Rising Share of Undergraduates Are From Poor Families, Especially at Less Selective Colleges
Pew Research Center

The Pew study reports that the overall number of undergraduates at U.S. colleges and universities has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, with growth fueled almost exclusively by an influx of students from low-income families and students of color.

May 2019 | Born to Win, Schooled to Lose
Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

This research examines how socioeconomic status (SES), academic achievement, and race and ethnicity affect the economic mobility of young people in America.

May 2019 | City Study 2019: New Orleans
Stanford Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO)

This summary highlights major findings about the academic performance of students in public K-12 schools in New Orleans. Performance is measured by one-year learning gains or growth students made from one school year to the next.

May 2019 | Credentials Matter Report 1: A National Landscape of High School Student Credential Attainment Compared to Workforce Demand
ExcelinEd; Burning Glass Technologies; Carnegie Corporation of New York

This analysis reviews 24 states’ career and technical education (CTE) programs intended to prepare students for success after high school or higher education to answer how effective are these programs and the credentials that students are earning?

May 2019 | Learning in Philanthropy: A Guidebook
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations

Drawing on GEO’s past work as well as a series of recent interviews with grantmakers about their learning practices and perspectives, this publication provides a basis for thinking and talking about the next step in your organization’s learning work.

May 2019 | State Education Budget Analyses
Southern Education Foundation

SEF reviewed the education budget proposals from eight governors in the South and conducted an equity analysis of their respective education budget proposals. The state budget development process cannot be overstated.

May 2019 | The Arts in Schools of Choice
Education Commission of the States

This Policy Brief highlights how states currently address schools of choice within policy, including those that intersect with arts education, and explores further opportunities to engage the arts in statewide policies and practices.