(2018, February) | Useful to Parent Centers and all stakeholders in public education. The Digest of Education Statistics is an annual publication of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), compiling statistical information that covers the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest provides data on a variety of topics, including the […]
The toolkit is a resource for all organizations and community leaders interested in bringing the parent voice into the planning process and the development of local and state action plans addressing the dropout crisis. It is intended to provide a set of resources to effectively reach out to parents, solicit their perspectives and engage them in the development of strategies that will lead to educational success for their children.
(2015, July) | Useful to Parent Centers in their SSIP work and systems change activities. Graduation requirements and diploma options for students with disabilities who participate in the general assessment have been a topic of interest for many years. The recent push for all students, including those with disabilities, to leave school ready for college […]
(2015) Useful to Parent Centers, professionals, and families working with youth who have disabilities interested in attending college Making My Way through College is aimed at helping students with disabilities navigate postsecondary education. The guide provides information and resources on preparing for and succeeding in college and transitioning from college into the world of work that […]
(Published October 2014) This 1-hour webinar from SRI International is now available on YouTube. Learn about new findings from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2) on factors that improve educational and employment outcomes of youth with emotional disturbance.
(Published 2015) There are more than 1,000 colleges that offer at least a Bachelor’s degree online. People can study any one of 100 different subjects without ever setting foot on campus. Some programs focus on rural students; other programs focus on commuter students. Some deliver live video feeds of an on-campus class. Others have an […]
The 2015 edition of Education Week’s Diplomas Count report—Next Steps: Life After Special Education—explores the experiences of students with disabilities who are coming of age at a time when they, like all high school students, are increasingly expected to perform to high academic standards and to prepare for further education or training and a productive […]
The U.S. Congress has mandated that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) produce an annual report to help inform policymakers about the progress of education in the United States. Using data from across the center and from other sources of education data, The Condition of Education 2015 presents 42 key indicators on important topics […]
Rising high school graduation rates are a hope spot in America and a critical first step out of poverty for millions of young people. For three decades since the 1970s, those rates flat-lined as millions of students left both high school and their dreams behind them. This sixth annual report to the nation highlights the […]