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Author(s):Institute for Higher Education Policy
Title:Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Organization:Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
Short Description:Recent data and information offer an improved understanding of how compounding factors impact educational opportunity for low-income and minority students.
Annotation:In addition to existing challenges to educational attainment for low-income and minority students, a range of compounding factors makes prospects for postsecondary access and success even more daunting. Recent data and information offer an improved understanding of these compounding factors and how they impact educational opportunity.
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Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Low-Income Students

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Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Student loan forgiveness programs
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Frequently asked questions about college costs
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
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
A new way on school integration
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
College access: From the inside out
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Grappling with the access problem
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Taxing matters
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
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)
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Merit aid and college access
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
State of college admission 2007
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Documenting the shift to merit
GI blues
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Education pays 2006: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
American Indian college fund
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Costs, prices, and affordability
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
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
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Pathways to the bachelor’s degree for Latino students
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
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
Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Addressing the shame of higher education: Programs that support college enrollment and retention of African-American males
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
National college access network
Postsecondary education opportunity
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
Community college fast facts
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
National and state data
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Degree completions in areas of national need: 1996-97 to 2001-02
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Low income student scholarships
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Developing your vision while attending college
College Access: Indiana
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
For the benefit of all: Ensuring immigrant health and well-being
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
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
Diversity and affirmative action in higher education
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
College access and success state data
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Facts about college access and affordability
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Economic mobility project
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Low-income students and college success: More than money
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Racial disparities and the new federalism
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Orphan Foundation of America
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Ron Brown Scholar Program
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
ACE Online Information Center
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Equity overlooked: Charter schools and civil rights policy
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Insuring college failure risk
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
On the cusp in California: How PreK-3rd strategies could improve education in the Golden State
The economic benefits from halving the dropout rate: A boom to businesses in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
The new net price calculator for college website
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Center on Education and the Workforce
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
High school dropouts and the economic losses from juvenile crime in California
College Savings Foundation
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
PERSIST (Guide to improve higher education persistence, retention, and success)
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
Schools without diversity: Education management organizations, charter schools, and the demographic stratification of the American school system
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Lessons from Achieving the Dream for federal efforts to improve college completion rates
The American high school graduation rate: Trends and levels
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Academic outcomes of high risk students
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
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
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
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 Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Work less, study more, & succeed: How financial supports can improve postsecondary success
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
No accounting for fairness: Equitable education funding remains elusive in Ohio
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Does money matter? II
State higher education finance: Early release FY 2008
College-ready students, student-ready colleges: An agenda for improving degree completion in postsecondary education
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
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
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The public realities of private student loans
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
The contract for college: A policy proposal to increase college access and affordability
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
Housing policy is school policy: Economically integrative housing promotes academic success in Montgomery County, Maryland
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
An extreme degree of difficulty: The educational demographics of urban neighborhood high schools
A new vision to increase the academic achievement for English language learners and immigrant students
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Suspended education: Urban middle schools in crisis
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Web tables - profiles of students in graduate and first-professional education: 2007-08
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Reauthorizing ESEA: Considerations for dropout prevention and recovery
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Buying college: What consumers need to know
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
Forward thinking teens: The effects of college costs on adolescent risky behavior
Trends in student aid 2010
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Wealth, income, and academic achievement in the college-going process
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Achieving success: The latest news in achieving community college success (2011)
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Speaking of salaries: What it will take to get qualified, effective teachers in all classrooms
Analysis of preliminary FY2009 2-year cohort default rates
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
The economic value of opportunity youth
State policy profiles for completion by design
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
Advocacy in action toolkit
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Information constraints and financial aid policy
Chartering equity: Using charter school legislation and policy to advance equal educational opportunity
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Grading student loans
Survey of state tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities: 2010-11
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
High debt, low information: A survey of student loan borrowers
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
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Recruitment, retention and the minority teacher shortage
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
The College Match Program
The undereducated American
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting into college: A cross-cohort examination of college preparations by lower-SES students
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
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
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Rethinking remedial education: The role of MSIs in serving underreprepared students in the 21st century
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
2012 Household financial planning survey
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in 2011-12, degrees and other awards conferred: 2010-11, and 12-month enrollment: 2010-11
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
Getting ready for success: Bridging the gap between high school and college in Tacoma, Washington
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
America's children in brief: Key national indicators of well-being, 2012
How America pays for college 2012
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Private student loans
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Critical perspectives on race and equity in review of higher education
Feed the Pig Financial Planning for College
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
College is affordable: A pilot study
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
The student debt crisis
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in college pricing 2012
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Breaking schools' rules: A statewide study of how school discipline relates to students' success and juvenile justice involvement
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
The college completion agenda: 2011 Progress report: Latino edition
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Trends in Chicago's schools across three eras of reform: Full report
College Search Database.com
Federal education tax benefits: Who receives them and to what extent do they shape the price of college attendance?
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
The false promise of class-size reduction
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
The educational experience of young men of color: Federal legal implications and policy guidance
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
The price of poverty in big time college sport
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Ensuring America's Future - Sector briefs
Latino college completion in 50 states
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
Federal student loan interest rates: History, subsidies, and cost
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
The role of minority-serving institutions in national college completion goals
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
A diversity action blueprint: Policy parameters and model practices for higher education institutions
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)
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Driving innovation: How six states are organizing to improve outcomes in developmental education
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Trends in college pricing 2010
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Improving community college success
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Data tools for accelerating Latino student success (ALASS)
High expectations and strong supports yield postsecondary success
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Adults with college degrees in the United States, by county
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Academic competitiveness and national SMART grant programs: First-year lessons learned
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
How America saves for college: 2010
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
State high school tests: Exit exams and other assessments
The (un)productivity of American higher education: From cost "dis-ease"to cost effectiveness
Strengthening college opportunity and performance: Federal, state and institutional leadership
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
The rise of college student borrowing
College planning for undocumented students
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Education Equality Project
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Financial aid in theory and practice
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Raising graduation rates: A series of data briefs: Progress toward increasing national and state graduation rates
Minority youth: Overrepresented & underserved in Indiana's systems
USA Funds: Indiana state resources
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
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
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
Embracing differences: Post-secondary education among Aboriginal students, students with children and students with disabilities (2005)
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Trends in college pricing 2009
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
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
Educational Policy Improvement Center
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Changing schools: A look at student mobility trends in Chicago public schools since 1995
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
What educators should learn from ER
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
The foreclosure generation: The long-term impact of the foreclosure crisis on Latino children and families
Florida policy options to accelerate Latino student success in higher education
The impact of "going green" on the Latino community
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
College readiness for all: The challenge for urban high schools
New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund (MALDEF) Scholarship Resources
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
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
SREB/Go Alliance
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Minorities and the recession era college enrollment boom
Federal higher education policy priorities and the Asian American and Pacific Islander community
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
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
Complete College America
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Family factors and student outcomes
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Mind the (other) gap!: The growing excellence gap in k-12 education
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
How youth plan to fund college
The economic benefits from halving Indianapolis's dropout rate: A boon to regional business
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Top gap closers: Some public four-year colleges and universities have made good progress in closing graduation rate gaps
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
A new diverse majority: Students of color in the South's public schools
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Taking stock: Higher education and Latinos
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Higher education success among historically marginalized males
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state and race/ethnicity 1992-2022
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
McNair scholar handbook
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Radio and Technology News Directors Association (RTNDA) Scholarships
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Scholarships for Hispanics
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Indian Health Service Scholarship
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Enrollment status and outcomes
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Education Finance Council
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Trends in student aid 2008
"Careers for the future" education program
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education
Student loans: Avoiding deceptive offers
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
The poor and the rich: A look at economic stratification and academic performance among undergraduate students in the United States
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
Dedicated funding for higher education: Alternatives for tough economic times
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Building tomorrow's workforce: Promoting the education and advancement of Hispanic immigrant workers in America
Reviving the goal of an integrated society: A 21st century challenge
The transformative individual school counseling model: An accountability model for urban school counselors
Critical conditions for equity and diversity in college access: Informing policy and monitoring results
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
What happens to high school dropouts who reenroll?
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Noncredit enrollment in workforce education: State policies and community college practices
Community colleges under stress
State higher education finance: 2007
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: Facts, not fiction: Setting the record straight
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Opening Doors project publications
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Echoes of Bakke: A fractured Supreme Court invalidates two race-conscious K-12 student assignment plans but affirms the compelling interest in the educational benefit of diversity
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achievement
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Educational opportunity for all?
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
What works for Latino students
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Academic and noncognitive variables related to PLAN scores
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Learning in a new key
Project on student debt: State by state data
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Trends in student aid 2007
Camino de la universidad: The road to college
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
A supporting role: How accreditors can help promote the success of community college students
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
The national articulation and transfer network
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Trends in student aid 2005
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
African American achievement in America
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Our impoverished view of education reform
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
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
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
A new look at the institutional component of higher education finance: A guide for evaluating performance relative to financial resources
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Lumina Foundation focus
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Trends in student aid 2003
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Latino students and the educational pipeline: From middle school to the workforce
Latino students and the educational pipeline: Latino high school and baccalaureate graduates: A comparison
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Indicators of opportunity in higher education
Education dedicated to black males still relevant
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
Beyond percentage plans: The challenge of equal opportunity in higher education
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Gender equity in higher education: Are males at a disadvantage
No merit in these scholarships
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
The debt explosion among college graduates
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Financial aid for Native American students
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Beyond NCLB: Fulfilling the promise to our nation's children
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Lost learning, forgotten promises: A national analysis of school racial segregation, student achievement, and "controlled choice" plans
How desegregation changed us: The effects of racially mixed schools on students and society
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
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
Ensuring academic success for English learners
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Admission possible
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
The federal government and the student aid partnership
Center for Student Opportunity
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Miles to go: Louisiana
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Trends in college pricing 2006
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Cashing in on the GI bill
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Pell grant shares of undergraduate enrollments
Project on student debt.org
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Gender gap grows
Contending with financial inequality
College knowledge: Addressing information barriers to college
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems