NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 4 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bastedo, Michael N.; Howard, Joseph E.; Flaster, Allyson – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2016
Selective colleges and universities purport to consider students' achievement in the context of the academic opportunities available in their high schools. Thus, students who "maximize" their curricular opportunities should be more likely to gain admission. Using nationally representative data, we examine the effect of "maximizing…
Descriptors: College Admission, Selective Admission, Admission Criteria, Affirmative Action
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Haxton, Clarisse; Song, Mengli; Zeiser, Kristina; Berger, Andrea; Turk-Bicakci, Lori; Garet, Michael S.; Knudson, Joel; Hoshen, Gur – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2016
This study is a randomized controlled trial that assessed the impact of Early College High Schools on students' high school graduation, college enrollment, and college degree attainment, as well as students' high school experiences using extant data and survey data. The study included 10 Early Colleges that enrolled students in Grades 9 to 12 in…
Descriptors: High Schools, Colleges, Dual Enrollment, Acceleration (Education)
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Papay, John P.; Murnane, Richard J.; Willett, John B. – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2015
We report results from our long-standing research partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. We make two primary contributions. First, we illustrate the wide range of informative analyses that can be conducted using a state longitudinal data system and the advantages of examining evidence from multiple…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Data, Elementary Secondary Education, Outcomes of Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cooke, Thomas J.; Boyle, Paul – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2011
The National Center for Education Statistics reports that over 250,000 high school graduates moved across state lines to enroll in college in 2008. The choices made by these high ability individuals may have long-lasting implications for state economies; not only do they contribute to state and local economies through their tuition and daily…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Graduates, Migration, Enrollment