Increasing Postsecondary Access

Explore resources designed to help educators to support students successfully navigate the path to college.

Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:

To learn more about the research underlying these practices, view the IES Practice Guide, Helping Students Navigate the Path to College: What High Schools Can Do.

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Learning Together: Academic Preparation for College

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Prepare Students Academically > Overview & Tools

This tool is designed for school groups to learn together about preparing students for college-level work. The activities are designed to provide an introduction to the research-based...

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College Application Support Assessment Tool

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assist with College Entry > Overview & Tools

District and school leaders can use this tool to conduct an assessment of the supports available to students for applying to college and for financial aid. The assessment can help schools identify...

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College Application Planner

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assist with College Entry > Overview & Tools

Teachers, counselors, and other school-based personnel can use this planning tool to track activities that facilitate students’ college application process. This tool can be useful in identifying...

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Learning Together: Supporting Students in the Financial Aid Process

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assist with College Entry > Overview & Tools

This workshop guide can be used to help school-based personnel understand how to support students in applying for and securing financial aid for college. Participants learn new strategies for...

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Learning Together: Fostering College Aspirations

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Foster College Aspirations > Overview & Tools

Professional development and technical assistance providers can use this tool to provide training to school and district personnel. This training can help participants develop an understanding of...

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Planning Tool: Fostering College-Going Aspirations

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Foster College Aspirations > Overview & Tools

Administrators can use this tool to refine the school’s approach to fostering college aspirations. This planner can help administrators identify new activities, steps for implementation, a...

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Self-Assessment: Are You Fostering College-Going Aspirations?

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Foster College Aspirations > Overview & Tools

This tool is designed to help district and school leaders assess their processes for fostering college aspirations. The tool provides questions that highlight specific actions towards building a...

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School Planner: Identifying College-Readiness Interventions

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assess and Intervene > Overview & Tools

This planner can help administrators, principals, and teachers take stock of existing interventions that help students who are not on track for college and create additional interventions to...

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Learning Together: Assessment and Intervention

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assess and Intervene > Overview & Tools

This tool is designed for teachers, administrators, and counselors to learn together about the research-based recommendation to assess students for college readiness and get all students on track...

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Identifying College-Readiness Assessments

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assess and Intervene > Overview & Tools

School leaders and teachers can use this self-assessment to reflect upon existing assessments that measure college readiness and to create additional assessments that address areas of college...

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Freshman Course Planning Tool

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Prepare Students Academically > Overview & Tools

This planning tool helps high school staff working with students to map out a four-year course trajectory so that when they graduate, they have taken the courses necessary for postsecondary education.

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Teacher Self-Assessment: Rigor in the Classroom

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Prepare Students Academically > Overview & Tools

Teachers, or technical assistance providers who work with teachers, are encouraged to use this tool to reflect upon and increase the level of rigor in their classroom. Related Media and...

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