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Author(s):American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Title:Addressing the needs of adult learners
Organization:American Association of State Colleges and Universities
Short Description:This article describes the importance of addressing adult learners' unique needs.
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Adult Students
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Lifelong Learning
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students

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Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Building a higher skilled workforce: Results and implications from the Bridgeconnect national survey
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
Community College 2.0
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
The public realities of private student loans
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Gateway to College
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
College access and success state data
Creating change one step at a time: Efforts to improve college access and success in Indiana
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Foundations for success: Short-term impacts report
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Making high school students into "college material"
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Insuring college failure risk
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Rising by Degrees
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Financial education in TRIO programs
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
Trends in college pricing 2008
Better together: Realigning pre-college skills development programs to achieve greater academic success for adult learners
Measuring up 2008
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
Education at a glance 2008: OECD indicators
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Economic state of young America
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Improving student success by strengthening developmental education in community colleges: The role of state policy
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
The future of middle-skill jobs
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Financial aid in theory and practice
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Good data. Better policy. Stronger commitment. Improved outcomes.
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Better late than never? Examining late high school graduates
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Recommendations for incorporating postsecondary and workforce data into statewide longitudinal data systems
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Who borrows most? Bachelor's degree recipients with high levels of student debt
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Complete College America
College Savings Foundation
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
ABE career connections: A manual for integrating Adult Basic Education into Career Pathways
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Steps taken on the path forward
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Trends in student aid 2010
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why college graduates are not getting good jobs
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Developmental education in community colleges
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
Modeling the role of community colleges in increasing educational attainment and workforce preparedness
HBCU distance learning 2010
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
The degree qualifications profile
Breaking new ground: Building a national workforce skills credentialing system
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Expanding opportunities: Postsecondary career and technical education and preparing tomorrow’s workforce
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Indiana's occupational employment outlook to 2012
Graduate migration from Indiana's postsecondary institutions
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Higher education accountability for student learning
Innovation America: A compact for postsecondary education
National Council of La Raza
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
The path to prosperity: A policy of investment
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
Dream it! Do it!
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Developing your vision while attending college
Huntington College: EXCEL Adult Degree Programs
Calumet College of St. Joseph: Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Programs
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
McNair scholar handbook
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
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
Center for Law and Social Policy
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Implications of educational inequality for the future workforce
The ESL logjam: Waiting times for adult ESL classes and the impact on English language learners
Economic mobility project
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Accelerated developmental education project
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
A college access contract
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Into the eye of the storm: Assessing the evidence on science and engineering education, quality, and workforce demand
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Do grants matter?
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Just and efficient college finance
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Labor force participation in formal work-related education in 2000-01
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
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Education and the economy: An indicators report
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Getting ready for success: Bridging the gap between high school and college in Tacoma, Washington
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
How does institutional grant aid impact college choice?
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Trends in student aid 2012
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
Reducing undergraduate debt to increase Latina and Latino participation in STEM professions
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
What is "career ready"?
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Gender inequalities in education
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
American Association of Community Colleges: Report on the 21st century initiative listening tour
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
America's youth: Transitions to adulthood
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
American Association of Community Colleges 2011 Advocacy Toolkit Factsheet
Meeting the STEM workforce demand: Accelerating math learning among students interested in STEM
Meeting the STEM workforce challenge: Leveraging higher education's untapped potential to prepare tomorrow's STEM workforce
College Search Database.com
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
STEM: State reports and state level analysis
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Trends in college pricing 2011
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
An economy that works: Job creation and America's future
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Project WIn-Win
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Latino college completion: Texas
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
Latino college completion: California
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
The student debt crisis
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
The American middle class, income inequality, and the strength of our economy: New evidence in economics
Examining economic mobility and the American Dream across demographics
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
The college advantage: Weathering the economic storm
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
American Indian higher education consortium
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Center for Student Opportunity
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
What it's worth: Field of training and economic status: 2001
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
The community college as a nexus for workforce transitions: A critical essay
Financing lifelong learning: Potential of and problems with individual learning accounts in three countries
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Lifelong learning accounts: Creating a partnership in lifelong learning
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Working together: Aligning state systems and policies for individual and regional prosperity
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
College learning for the new global century
National Urban League Scholarships
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
State higher education finance: FY 2003
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
The adult learning gap: Why states need to change their policies toward adult learners
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Educational needs index
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
Lumina Foundation for Education
USA Funds
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Public attitudes on higher education
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
Merit aid and college access
Education Online Search
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
The state of college affordability in Indiana
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Gender gap grows
Academic competitiveness grants
Who graduates in California?
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Degree attainment
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Education Finance Council
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Passing the torch: Strategies for innovation in community college ESL
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
The state of American manhood
Adult learners: A data and policy perspective
Learn More Indiana: Adult learners
Indiana University: Adult Student Resources
Indiana University Kokomo: Project Complete
Chicago Public Schools Department of Postsecondary Education
Distance learning and adults with disabilities
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
Career planning and employment strategies for postsecondary students with disabilities
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Asking the right questions: A judicial checklist to ensure that the educational needs of children and youth in foster care are being addressed
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
Colorado Reports
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Retooling career and technical education
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
Graduate Retention Program
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Indiana State Profile
For better science, just add color
Bridge program planning guide
Leading by example
Low income student scholarships
Adult education participation in 2004-05
Immigration debate resources
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Unions as partners: Expanding the role of organized labor in workforce development
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
Improving community college success
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Trends in for-profit postsecondary education: Enrollment, prices, student aid and outcomes
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Adult College Completion Network
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Collaborating to create change: How El Paso Community College improved the readiness of its incoming students through Achieving the Dream
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
How America saves for college: 2010
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Why is college so expensive?
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
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
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
College for all?
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
The state of learning disabilities 2009
Summer Search
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
Deciding on postsecondary education
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Creating postsecondary pathways to good jobs for young high school dropouts: The possibilities and the challenges
The economic benefits of academic and career preparation
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
The work-based learning self assessment tool
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
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
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
How much are college students borrowing?
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
College enrollment hits an all-time high, fueled by community college surge
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada -- Third edition
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
Higher education budgets and the global recession
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
Time to Completion Web Site
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
Chasing the same dream, climbing different ladders: Economic mobility in the United States and Canada
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Measuring student achievement at postsecondary institutions
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
With their whole lives ahead of them: Myths and realities about why so many students fail to finish college
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (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)
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Moving success from the shadows: Data systems that link education and workforce outcomes
Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
Revving the education engine: Effectively aligning education, workforce, and economic development policy
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
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Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
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Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
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Education at a glance 2009: OECD indicators
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
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Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
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The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
LE,NONET pilot project: Interim evaluation report
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
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The costs of failure factories in American higher education
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
The Working Poor Families Project
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USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Indiana higher education facts
FAFSA tips and resources for foster and unaccompanied youth without stable housing
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Rewarding persistence: Effects of a performance-based scholarship program for low-income parents
Investing in lasting change: Productivity and U.S. higher education
The building blocks of success: Higher-level math for all students
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Community colleges under stress
NASFAA's cash for college
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
YouthBuild USA
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
State future workforce gap summaries
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
State education activities to support mission growth
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Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
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Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
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Center for College Affordability and Productivity
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Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
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National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
FinAid: Income-based repayment
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Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
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Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
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The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
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Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
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Business Higher Education Forum (BHEF)
Increasing baccalaureate attainment in Louisville: A proposed blueprint for community action
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
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A paradox of education progress
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
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Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Update on the community college baccalaureate: Evolving trends and issues
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
How America pays for college 2010: A national study by Sallie Mae and Gallup
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
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The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Using state data to promote continuous improvement of workforce programs: Guidance for states preparing applications to the U.S. DOL workforce data quality initiative
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Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
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Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
The rise of college student borrowing
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Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
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Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
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Cross-system collaboration for reconnecting youth
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
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LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
College access and tax credits
Finding the right college for you
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Educational opportunity for all?
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Where are the Black scientists?
Women on the rise
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Tapping America's potential: The education for innovation initiative
College Planning Resources
Funding higher education for adult students
The status of working families in Indiana: 2006 update
Hendricks College Network
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
What's wrong with guys?
Opportunity in America: The role of education
A call to action: Why America must innovate
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American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Earnings by attainment
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Financing workforce development programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Young adults with learning disabilities and other special needs
Goshen College: Degree-completion programs
Marian College: Marian's Adult Programs (MAP)
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
I-STEM Resource Network
Indiana's K-12 STEM Ed Report Card
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
College for working adults
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
National Center on Education and the Economy
Institute for a Competitive Workforce
The Workforce Alliance
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Economic mobility of black and white families
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
College admission for homeschoolers
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Businesses to advocate for two-year colleges
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Parent primer on career exploration
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
College Board scholarship search
College Prep 101
Profiles of Indiana and US colleges and universities
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Appropriate use of high stakes testing in our schools: How should student learning and achievement be measured
Contending with financial inequality
College Compass
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Education Planner
Foster youth: Funding for college
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Indiana dollars for scholars
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
The role of student loans in college access
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Financing higher education
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Pacific Islanders lagging behind in higher educational attainment
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The career pathways how-to guide
Career pathways: Aligning public resources to support individual and regional economic advancement in the knowledge economy
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
The language of opportunity: Expanding employment prospects for adults with limited English skills
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Championing success: A report on the progress of tribal college and university alumni
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in undergraduate education
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
Miles to go: Louisiana
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
College access: From the inside out
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Trends in college pricing 2006
The disposable worker: Living in a job-loss economy
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
Reflections on college access and persistence
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Stats Indiana
Admission possible
State of college admission 2007
Does public funding for higher education matter?
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Taxing matters
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Project on student debt.org
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Cashing in on the GI bill
National association of state approving agencies
GI bill: A reality check
An examination of the information technology job market
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
How America pays for college 2012
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Employment by summary education and training assignment, 2010 and projected 2020
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
Field of degree and earnings by selected employment characteristics: 2011
Career and technical education: Five ways that pay along the way to the B.A.
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Latino college completion in 50 states
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Reforming the state's transfer progress on senate bill 1440
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
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College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
One degree of separation: How young Americans who don't finish college see their chances for success
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
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Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
Driving innovation from the middle: Middle-skill jobs in the American South's economy
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Achieving the Dream data notes: What's in a name? Are they really credential-seeking students?
A better measure of skills gaps: Utilizing ACT skill profile and assessment data for strategic skill research
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
General education, vocational education, and labor-market outcomes over the life-cycle
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
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