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Author(s):Morgan, J.
Title:Buying college: What consumers need to know
Source:http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2011/03/...
Date:2011
Organization:Center for American Progress
Short Description:Beyond helping students make the choice of whether or not to enroll at a particular institution, the federal government should be encouraging students to make better choices among the educational options available to them.
Annotation:Students’ lack of information when making college choices costs individuals the opportunity to create a better future for themselves and it costs taxpayers when students use federal grants and loans and state subsidies to pursue overpriced or underperforming educational programs. Beyond helping students make the choice of whether or not to enroll at a particular institution, the federal government should be encouraging students to make better choices among the educational options available to them.
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Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
For-profit Colleges
Improving Postsecondary Student Success

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K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The rise of college student borrowing
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
HBCU distance learning 2010
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Private student loans
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
"They never told me what to expect, so I didn't know what to do": Defining and clarifying the role of a community college student
Common measures for college access and success
Adult college completion toolkit
Trends in student aid 2012
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
College Search Database.com
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
Leveraging service blueprinting to rethink higher education
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
The economic value of opportunity youth
Prison vs. Princeton
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
Scaling community college interventions
Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Boosting college completion for a new economy
The undereducated American
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
Promoting full-time attendance among adults in community college: Early impacts from the performance-based scholarship demonstration in New York
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Improving college performance and retention the easy way: Unpacking the ACT exam
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Latino college completion: Florida
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
The condition of education 2011
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth: A key to higher education access and success: Version 2.0
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Women Employed
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Information constraints and financial aid policy
On the road to success
Grading student loans
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
Increasing opportunities for immigrant students: Community college strategies for success
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
When working works: Employment & postsecondary success
The impacts of state performance funding systems on higher education institutions: Research literature review and policy implications
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Leveraging data for college completion
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Annual report of the CFPB student loan ombusman
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
A detection model of college withdrawal
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Everybody ready for college
The shapeless river: Does a lack of structure inhibit students' progress at community colleges?
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Voluntary Framework of Acountability (VFA) proposed stage one measures
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Student success in higher education
Catalyst for completion: Performance-based funding in higher education: A case study of three states
Students speak! Understanding the value of HBCUs from student perspectives
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
College completion toolkit
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The Condition of Education 2010
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
On track to complete? A taxonomy of beginning community college students and their outcomes 3 years after enrolling: 2003-04 through 2006
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
How youth plan to fund college
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Scaling up learning communities: The experience of six community colleges
A new national approach to career navigation for working learners
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Metrics for improving cost accountability
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Does money matter?
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
ACE Online Information Center
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Putting the customer first in college: Why we need an office of consumer protection in higher education
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Financial aid in theory and practice
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Making high school students into "college material"
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
The path to career success: High school achievement, certainty of career choice, and college readiness make a difference
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Trends in student aid 2003
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Just and efficient college finance
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Student financial aid: Need determination could be enhanced through improvements in education's estimate of applicants state tax payments
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Latinos in graduate education
Building a strong community college system for the state of Indiana: A best practices study
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Just for the kids
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
The national articulation and transfer network
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Education Finance Council
Federal Aid First
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states' experiences
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Retooling career and technical education
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
New England Journal of Higher Education
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
An early alert system for remediation needs of entering community college students: Leveraging the California standards test
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Strategic directions in Indiana education
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Economic state of young America
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Trends in college pricing 2008
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Measuring up 2008
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
Schools, skills, and synapses
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
Loan forgivness for public service employees
Becoming credit-wise: What students (and you!) should know
Community college success: Is it a pathway to opportunity?
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
The state of American manhood
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Center for Law and Social Policy
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
I-STEM Resource Network
Condition of education 2008
Diverse issues in higher education
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Mission: Possible!
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
The real technology challenge
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Academic competitiveness grants
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
What every student should know about federal aid
Focus on foster care: Building educational support for youth in care
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Helping students make good decisions and act on them: The real meaning of guidance and advisement
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Action plan: Educators/Policymakers
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Latinos in undergraduate education
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Institutional practices and student persistence: Extending the empirical record
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
Education and the economy: An indicators report
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
High hopes, big debts
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Student loan forgiveness programs
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Lumina Foundation focus: Refuse to lose: Today’s colleges and universities must work to foster student success
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
The role of student loans in college access
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
Trends in student aid 2005
USA Funds
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
Lumina Foundation focus
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
What are the expected benefits associated with implementing a comprehensive guidance program
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Project on student debt.org
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
National Institute for Learning Outcomes Assessment
Ucan: University and college accountability network (search tool to find private colleges and universities by state)
Setting up success in developmental education: How state policy can help community colleges improve student success outcomes
Toward informative assessment and a culture of evidence: Results from strengthening pre-collegiate education in community colleges
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
IPEDS Data Center
College readiness for the 21st century: A blog on college readiness in practice and policy
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Trends in student aid 2009
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA women's and men's division I basketball tournament teams
Trends in the higher education labor force: Identifying changes in worker composition and productivity
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Official cohort default rates for schools
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
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A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
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Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
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Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
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Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
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Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
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Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
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Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
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Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
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More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
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Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
Consumer guide to changes in Federal Pell grants and student loans for 2012-13
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Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
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STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Operation College Promise
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Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
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Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
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A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
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Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
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Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
What gets measured gets done: Adding college-course completion to K-12 accountability systems
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
The Future Ready Project
National adult learners satisfaction-priorities report
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The case for change in college admissions
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Measuring the education pipeline: Critical data elements indicating readiness, transition and success
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Farther, faster: Six promising programs show how career pathway bridges help basic skills students earn credentials that matter
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Making every diploma count: Using extended-year graduation rates to measure student success
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
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Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
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The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Time to completion
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
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How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
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Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
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Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
Engineering solutions to the national crisis in literacy: How to make good on the promise of common core state standards
Accomodating student veterans with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder: Tips for campus faculty and staff
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
Latino college completion: California
Moving the starting line through prior learning assessment
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Serving adult learners in higher education: Prinicples of effectiveness (Executive summary)
The 'personalization' of higher education: Using technology to enhance the college experience
Expanded learning opportunities: A more comprehensive approach to preparing high school students for college and a career
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
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One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
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Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
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Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study (2012)
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Final report of the task force on undergraduate graduation rates
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The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
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Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
EFC Formula, 2012-13
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Pat Tillman Foundation
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The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
New measures, new perspectives: Graduates time-and-credits-to degree in SREB states
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
Professional college knowledge: Re-envisioning how we prepare our college readiness workforce
Choosing who delivers: The impact of placing limits on the delivery of remedial education at four-year institutions
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The condition of education 2012 (Website)
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Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
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MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
College hopes and worries survey
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Solutions for America: Recommendations for the President and Congress from: Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
2012: Closing the expectations gap: 50-state progress report on the alignment of K-12 policies and practice with the demands of college and careers
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
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Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
The future of the US workforce: A survey of hiring practices across industries
Data for action 2012: Focus on people to change data culture
The earning power of recent graduates from Virginia's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
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Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
Core principles for transforming remedial education: A joint statement
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
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The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
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Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
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The social life of college information: Relationships and experiences as tools for enhancing college decision making
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Proposal for standardization of financial aid award letters and net price calculators
Get with the program: Accelerating community college students' entry into and completion of programs of study
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Improving community college success
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Research support for school counseling
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Projections of education statistics to 2019
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
National Youth Employment Coalition
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A sound investment: The community college dividend
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
The case to adopt common college- and career-ready standards (state cards)
The workplace realities
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Center on Education and the Workforce
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
Federal School Code List
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From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
Setting statewide college- and career-ready goals
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Vision 2020: Creating opportunity for America's next generation
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
The numbers we need: Bringing balanced scorecards to education data
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
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Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
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Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
How military veterans are using the post-9/11 GI Bill and adapting to life in college
The 'bottom' seventy percent: What America's elite institutions of higher learning owe to everyone else
Leisure college USA: The decline in student study time
Call for action: Transforming teaching and learning to prepare high school students for college and careers
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
The effects of public support on college attainment
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Mathematics benchmarks grades K-12
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
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Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Case studies of three community colleges: The policy and practice of assessing and placing students in developmental education courses
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Rising to the challenge: Meaningful assessment of student learning
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Developmental Education Initiative: State policy framework and strategy
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Income Based Repayment Calculator
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: P-20 longitudinal data systems
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Does money matter? II
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
2010-2011 FAFSA on the web worksheet
Student debt and the class of 2008
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Growing What Works Database
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
The future of middle-skill jobs
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
A developmental perspective on college and workplace readiness
Think college? Me? Now?
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Summer Search
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Keeping score when it counts: Assessing the 2008-09 bowl-bound college football teams: Academic performance improves, but race still matters
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates and academic progress rates (APR) for 2009 NCAA men's division I basketball tournament teams
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Student Loan Borrower Assistance
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
My future, my way: How to go, how to pay
StudentLoanJustice.org
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Adult education for work: Transforming adult education to build a skilled workforce
What we must to do to create a system that prepares students for college success
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
GI bill: A reality check
Cashing in on the GI bill
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
Income contingent repayment plan
Leaving boys behind: Public high school graduation rates
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Taxing matters
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Do expenditures for student support services lead to demonstrable gains in student achievement
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Student aid and postsecondary tax preferences: Limited research exists on the effectiveness of tools to assist students and families through Title IV student aid and tax preferences
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
CollegeCosts.info
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Educational needs index
College success programs
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Beyond college for all: Policies and practices to improve transitions into college and jobs
The first year experience: Are we making it any better
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Do grants matter?
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
The debt explosion among college graduates
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Quick facts about student debt
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
New Technology High School postsecondary student success study
Catching the Dream
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