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Author(s):Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance
Title:Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
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Short Description:Looks at barriers to postsecondary access for middle- to low-income students.
Annotation:This report looks at barriers to postsecondary access for middle- to low-income students. Issues addressed include rising college costs and declining aid, a general shift in policy priorities away from postsecondary educational access, and declining probabilities that students will achieve completion of degrees because of financial barriers to success.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students
Pell Grants

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State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
From capacity to success: HSIs and Latino student success through Title V
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Trends in student aid 2012
Campaign for the Future of Higher Education
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
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
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Cohort default rates in context
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Front and center: Critical choices for higher education
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
How college pricing undermines financial aid
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The College Access Challenge Grant (CACG) program
Accounting for socioeconomic differences in delaying the transition to college
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
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 role of mentoring in college access and success
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Transforming the rural south: A roadmap to improving rural education
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Beyond basic skills: State strategies to connect low-skilled students to an employer-valued postsecondary education
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Trends in student aid 2010
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
What explains trends in labor supply among U.S. undergraduates, 1970-2009?
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Why access matters: The community college student body
Opportunity for action: Preparing youth for 21st century livelihoods
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Tying funding to community college outcomes: Models, tools, and recommendations for states
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Education and the economy: The economic benefits of helping high school dropouts earn both high school diplomas and college degrees
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
The role of minority-serving institutions in redefining and improving developmental education
The state of young America: Economic barriers to the American dream
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Using community colleges to build a STEM-skilled workforce
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
Operation College Promise
The middle class is key to a better-educated nation: A stronger middle class is associated with better educational outcomes
Can applying to more colleges increase enrollment rates?
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Pathway to recovery: Implementing a back on track through college model
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
California's economic payoff: Investing in college access and completion
Leaders & laggards: A state-by-state report card on public postsecondary education
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Growing proportion of children in poverty means more education challenges
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
"I came in unsure of everything": Community college shifts in students' confidence
The student debt crisis
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
The impact of affirmative action bans in graduate education
New Americans in postsecondary education: A profile of immigrant and second-generation American undergraduates
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
McNair scholar handbook
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Academic competitiveness grants
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Higher education accountability for student learning
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Beyond the open door: Increasing student success in the California community colleges
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Trends in college pricing 2006
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Latinos in graduate education
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Digest of Education Statistics
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
College Access: Indiana
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Public attitudes on higher education
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
NCHEMS information center
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Trends in student aid 2003
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
The role of student loans in college access
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
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)
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Improving educational outcomes for students with disabilities
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Grappling with the access problem
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
Documenting the shift to merit
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
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
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Pell grant shares of undergraduate enrollments
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
American Indian higher education consortium
National Urban League Scholarships
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The public realities of private student loans
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
Using increased funding under the Workforce Investment Act to create multiple pathways to marketable postsecondary credentials and middle-class employment
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Transforming America's community colleges: A federal policy proposal to expand opportunity and promote economic prosperity
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
Hispanicity and educational inequality: Risks, opportunities and the nation's future
Background and supporting evidence for Adult Education for Work
Trends in college pricing 2009
Future to discover: Early implementation report -- Executive summary
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
Postsecondary opportunity programs: Defining and improving an educational policy innovation
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
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
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
The future of middle-skill jobs
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Trends in student aid 2008
The costs of failure factories in American higher education
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Economic state of young America
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Test drive: Six states pilot better ways to measure and compare community college performance
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
The Bologna club: What U.S. higher education can learn from a decade of higher education reconstruction
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Center for Law and Social Policy
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Improving access to higher education by promoting saving
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Center on Education and the Workforce
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Complete College America
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
The quality imperative: Match ambitious goals for college attainment with an ambitious vision for learning
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Why is college so expensive?
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
Rebalancing the mission: The community college completion challenge
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Postsecondary success
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
The rise of college student borrowing
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
The heart of student success: Teaching, learning, and college completion
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Effects of welfare reform on vocational education and training
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
The state of communities of color in the U.S. economy
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Getting past go: Remedial and developmental education policy at a crossroads
HBCU distance learning 2010
Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2009 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2008-09, and 12-month enrollment 2008-09
The college completion agenda: 2010 progress report
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Grantmakers for Education
NASSGAP 40th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2008-2009 academic year
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The new net price calculator for college website
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
One-shot deal? Students' perceptions of assessment and course placement in California's community colleges
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
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
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
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)
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
The promise of proficiency: How college proficiency information can help high schools drive student success
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Four steps to finishing first in higher education: A guide for state policymakers
Time to Completion Web Site
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Open-access colleges responsible for greatest gains in graduation rates
Student debt 101
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Spring issue
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Advancing by degrees: A framework for increasing college completion
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Diverse issues in higher education
Promoting student success in community colleges by increasing student support services
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
38th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2006-2007 Academic year
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Community colleges: Special supplement to the Condition of Education 2008
It's not about the cut score: Redesigning placement assessment policy to improve student success
The fiscal impacts of college attainment
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Pathways to boosting the earnings of low-income students by increasing their educational attainment
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
Indiana by the numbers
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
NASFAA's cash for college
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Making the connections: Connecting state and institutional policies to improve student success
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Field guide for improving student success
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Factors affecting the use of student financial assistance by first nations youth
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
The class of 2003 high school follow-up survey
Parental transfers, student achievement, and the labor supply of college students
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Latinos and education: Explaining the attainment gap
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Dynamic annotated bibliographies from the IPCN online college access library
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Summer Search
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
FinAid: Income-based repayment
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
The debt explosion among college graduates
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Catching the Dream
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Center for Student Opportunity
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
College access: From the inside out
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Admission possible
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
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
NIH loan repayment programs
GI bill: A reality check
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Bachelor's degrees awarded to men and women in Indiana 1970 to 2004
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Data sources for improving college access and success
No merit in these scholarships
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
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
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Correcting course: How we can restore the ideals of public higher education in a market-driven era
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Financing higher education
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
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
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
UA Adult Focus
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 California: Key facts and figures
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Adult learning focused institution (ALFI) initiative
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Liberal education outcomes: A preliminary report on student achievement in college
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Latinos in undergraduate education
What works for Latino students
Low income student scholarships
Finding the right college for you
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Student loan forgiveness programs
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Economic diversity on campus
Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
The road ahead: Improving diversity in graduate education
Opportunities in place: National assessment of the rural community college initiative
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
College Board scholarship search
Promoting academic momentum at community colleges: Challenges and opportunities
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Trends in student aid 2007
Postsecondary Access and Success
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The postsecondary achievement of participants in dual enrollment: An analysis of student outcomes in two states
Access to success initiative
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
National Council of La Raza
A state leader's action guide to 21st century skills
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Education Finance Council
Breaking through: Factsheet
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Who graduates in California?
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Economic mobility project
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Early intervention program and college partnerships
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Ahead of the curve: State success in the developmental education initiative
The economic benefits of postsecondary degrees: A state and national level analysis
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Trends among young adults over three decades, 1974-2006
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Performance-based funding of higher education: A detailed look at best practices in six states
The state of Latinos in the United States: Although the growing population has experienced marked success, barriers remain
Students with disabilities: Better federal coordination could lessen challenges in transition from high school
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
College is affordable: A pilot study
How America pays for college 2012
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
Autonomy and innovation: Systemic change in a decentralized state
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Adult college completion toolkit
Trends in college pricing 2012
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
Dual enrollment: Reviewing programs to promote college completion
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
The Adult Education and Economic Growth Act: Toward a modern adult education system and a more educated workforce
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Certificates: Gateway to gainful employment and college degrees
Using state policies to ensure effective assessment and placement in postsecondary education
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
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
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Close, but no degree: Removing barriers to degree-completion and economic advancement in New Jersey
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
The global gender gap index: 2011
Career clusters: Forecasting demand for high school through college jobs 2008-2018
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Smart money: Informing higher education philanthropy
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Women Employed
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?
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Maximizing the College Choice Process to Increase Fit & Match for Underserved Students
The widening academic achievement gap between the rich and the poor: New evidence and possible explanations
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways and progress
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
On the road to success
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Beginning subbaccalaureate students' labor market experiences: Six years later in 2009
Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
Improving the odds for failing schools
Sealing the gaps: Supporting low-income, first-generation students at four-year institutions in Texas post-transfer
Determinants of students' success: The role of advanced placement and dual enrollment programs
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Stepping stones: Principal career paths and school outcomes
Unfulfilled expectations: Recent college graduates struggle in a troubled economy
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
A green career pathways framework: Postsecondary and employment success for low-income, disconnected youth
From information to action: Revamping higher education accountability systems
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
The midwest challenge: Matching jobs with education in the post-recession economy
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
Turning points: A case study of family literacy-Community college partnerships
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Promoting postsecondary educational success for adults and families-A practical partnership guide
How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
Latino college completion: Texas
Online and hybrid course enrollment and performance in Washington State Community and Technical Colleges
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
Boosting college completion for a new economy
Gender inequalities in education
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
The Future Ready Project
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
High flyers: Policies and strategies that boost developmental education success in Florida's community colleges
The price of poverty in big time college sport
Forgotten middle-skill jobs: State by state snapshots
Education at a glance 2011: OECD indicators
The college payoff: Education, occupations, and lifetime earnings
Student lending's failing grade
Four steps to finishing first: An agenda for increasing college productivity to create a better educated society
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Latino college completion: California
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
More is less: Extra time does little to boost college grad rates
A detection model of college withdrawal
Trends in student financing of graduate and first professional education: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Across the great divide: Perspectives of CEOs and college presidents on America's higher education and skills gap
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Degrees for what jobs? Raising expectations for colleges and universities in a global economy
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Capacity building to diversify STEM: Realizing potential among HBCUs
The condition of education 2011
Giving credit where credit is due: Creating a competency-based qualifications framework for postsecondary education and training
Trends in college pricing 2010
Postsecondary and labor force transitions among public high school career and technical education participants
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Leaving no worker behind: Community colleges retrain the Michigan workforce-and themselves
From GED to college degree: Creating pathways to postsecondary success for high school dropouts
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Snapshot report: Concurrent enrollment
Hard times: College majors, unemployment and earnings: Not all college degrees are created equal
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Raising job quality and skills for American workers: Creating more effective education and workforce development systems in the states
2012 Education appropriations guide
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth: A skilled, prepared workforce
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
Tuition and Fees in the West 2011-12
Documenting uncertain times: Post-graduate transitions of the Academically Adrift cohort
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Innovation at scale: How Virginia community colleges are collaborating to improve developmental education and increase student success
The expansion of private loans in postsecondary education
Student debt and the class of 2010
The truth behind higher education disclosure laws
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
Learning at a distance: Undergraduate enrollment in distance education courses and degree programs
Young adult outcomes of youth exiting dependent or delinquent care in Los Angeles county
Data that matters: Giving high schools useful feedback on grads' outcomes
Completing college: Assessing graduation rates at four-year institutions
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Evaluating student outcomes at for-profit colleges
Measuring nontraditional student success: An imperative for colleges and universities
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
The College Keys Compact: Getting into college: Postsecondary academic undermatch
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
APSCU's five tenents of veteran education
What is "career ready"?
Pathways through graduate school and into careers
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
Taking action for America: A CEO plan for jobs and economic growth
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Washington state student achivement initiative: Achievement points analysis for academic years 2007-2011
Calculating the economic value of increasing college credentials by 2025: United States
Return on investment to increasing postsecondary credential attainment in the United States
STEM in postsecondary education: Entrance, attrition, and coursetaking among 2003-2004 beginning postsecondary students
Student debt and the class of 2011
Common measures for college access and success
A national talent strategy: Ideas for securing US competitiveness and economic growth
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
The limited career prospects for high school graduates without additional education and training
A framework for advancing career and technical education: Recommendations for the reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Act
2012 National survey of school counselors: True north: Charting the course to college and career readiness
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Completing college: A national view of student attainment rates
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
Cracking the credit hour
An examination of the information technology job market
Higher education: Gaps in access and persistence study
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Freshman transition initiatives: Long term and comprehensive
Review of the effects of school vouchers on college enrollment: Experimental evidence from New York City
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for African-American students
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by academic level 2009-2010
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
The effects of learning communities for students in developmental education
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
Employees in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011 and student financial aid, academic year 2010-11 - first look
From soldier to student II: Assessing campus programs for veterans and service members
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
The minds of boys
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Lumina Foundation for Education: Accomplishments and challenges
The state of American manhood
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Moving into students' spaces: The impact of academic advising on student engagement among undecided students
Economic mobility of black and white families
Indiana's guide to paying for college
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Parent primer on career exploration
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Facts about college access and affordability
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Renewing the promise: The public universities in a transforming world
Results that matter: Twenty-first century skills and high school reform
Statement of principals: Twenty-first century skills and the reauthorization of NCLB/ESEA
American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
Community college student success: What institutional characteristics make a difference
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Student debt and the class of 2006
Project on student debt: State by state data
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
The Sallie Mae Fund
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Adding it up: State challenges for increasing college access and success
PISA 2006: OECD Briefing notes for the United States
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Power tools: Designing state community college data and performance measurement systems to increase student success
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Building pathways to success for low-skill adult students: Lessons for community college policy and practice from a longitudinal student tracking study
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Students entering and leaving postsecondary occupational education: 1995-2001
Education and incarceration
Saving futures, saving dollars: The impact of education on crime reduction and earnings
Healthier and wealthier: Decreasing healthcare costs by increasing educational attainment
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
How do I pay for college?
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Addressing America's dropout challenge: State efforts to boost graduation rates require federal support
Collegiate learning assessement project
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
What's wrong with guys?
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
College degree nearly doubles annual earnings; Indiana lags nation in attainment of bachelor's degree
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Gender gap among undergraduates could stem from wage premium for women, study finds
Trends in educational equity of girls and women: 2004
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
Migrant students attending college: Facilitating their success
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
State higher education finance: FY 2003
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Education pays update 2005: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Lumina Foundation for Education
USA Funds
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Trends in student aid 2005
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Changes in Pell grant utilization at Indiana Title IV institutions from 1992 to 2003
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
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
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2003-04 status report
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Indicators of opportunity in higher education
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Trends in college pricing 2003
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Whatever it takes: How twelve communities are reconnecting out-of-school youth
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Does implementing a research based school counseling curriculum enhance student achievement
Dollars and sense II: Lessons from good, cost-effective small schools
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Lumina Foundation focus
Access to postsecondary education for undocumented students
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Indiana dollars for scholars (presentation)
Early financial aid commitment: Response to Indiana's education roundtable
Where have all the students gone? Higher education by the numbers
State of college admission 2007
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
National association of state approving agencies
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Contending with financial inequality
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Project on student debt.org
The federal government and the student aid partnership
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
Career development interventions and academic self-efficacy: A pilot study
High hopes, big debts
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Access and achievement: Building educational and career pathways for Latinos in advanced technology
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
The toolbox revisited: Paths to degree completion from high school through college
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
NCAA Federal Graduation Rates Data Archive
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Black male students at public flagship universities in the U.S.: Status, trends, and implications for policy and practice
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
America's perfect storm: Three forces changing our nation's future
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
National opportunity to learn campaign: State data and analysis
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
Diplomas and dropouts: Which colleges actually graduate their students (and which don't)
Deciding on postsecondary education
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
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
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
Strengthening community colleges' influence on economic mobility
International trends in adult education and lifelong learning
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Late stop-outs
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Why have college completion rates declined? An analysis of changing student preparation and collegiate resources
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
2010-2011 FAFSA on the web worksheet
Student debt and the class of 2008
The benefits to taxpayers from increases in students' educational attainment
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Does money matter?
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Ensuring equal opportunity in public education: How local school district funding policies hurt disadvantaged students and what federal policy can do about it
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
Education watch 2009
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
The feasibility of streamlining aid for college through the tax system
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Ready to succeed: Changing systems to give California's foster children the opportunities they deserve to be ready for and succeed in school
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
The community college transfer calculator: Identifying the course-taking patterns that predict transfer to a four-year institution
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
Flexible learning options for adult students
Career and technical education in the United States: 1990-2005
Reach higher, America: Overcoming crisis inthe U. S. workforce
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
21st Century skills, education, and competitiveness: A resource and policy guide
Searchable English-Spanish glossary
Gateway to College
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
Education at a glance 2007: OECD indicators
Advancing adults into community college programs: Data tools from Breaking Through
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Tapping America's Potential: Gaining momentum, losing ground: Progress report 2008
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Turning community college drop-outs into graduates
FloridaCAN! Empowering communities to work alongside our schools for student success
Help wanted: Projections of jobs and education requirements through 2018
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
National Center for Academic Transformation
The opportunity illusion: Subsidized housing and failing schools in California
College for all?
What are we doing to middle school English learners? Findings and recommendations for change from a study of California EL programs
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Employment experience of youths: Results from a longitudinal survey
The breaking through practice guide
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Who benefits most from college? Evidence for negative selection in heterogeneous economic returns to higher education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in college
Special report on the transfer admission process: National Association for College Admission Counseling
Untapped potential: Early labor market outcomes of dropouts and graduates from Philadelphia's public schools
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Improving transfer access to STEM bachelor's degrees at Hispanic Serving Institutions through the America COMPETES Act
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
How youth plan to fund college
College Savings Foundation
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
Policy on dual credit opportunities in Indiana
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Graduation championship series: If a school's graduation rates mattered on the gridiron, college football's national rankings would look quite different
Achieving success: The state policy newsletter of Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count: Winter 2010
Rising by Degrees
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
The effects of public support on college attainment
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Early-childhood poverty and adult attainment, behavior, and health
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)
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Emerging Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): Serving Latino students
Latinos and the culture of college: How to build a commitment-to-college curriculum
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Divided we fail: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in California community colleges
Services to students with disabilities: A study of workload and costs
Course-taking patterns, policies, and practices in developmental education in the California community colleges
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Strong foundations: The state of postsecondary data systems
Back on track to college: A Texas school district leverages state policy to put dropouts back on the path to success
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Beyond the rhetoric: Improving college readiness through coherent state policy
Building a learning agenda around disconnected youth
Improving public education: A guide for donors to make a difference
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
The College Completion Agenda
The key to prosperity: The skills of the American worker
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating Hispanic students
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
Persistence and attainment of 2003–04 beginning postsecondary students: After six years
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Next generation learning: The intelligent use of technology to develop innovative learning models and personalized educational pathways
Just how similar? Community colleges and the for-profit sector
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
A call for change: The social and eductational factors contributing to the outcomes of black males in urban schools
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
Improving undergraduate learning: Findings and policy recommendations from the SSRC-CLA longitudinal project
Community college student survey
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
Bringing adults back to college: Designing and implementing a statewide concierge model
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
Developmental education in community colleges
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates