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Author(s):Orphan Foundation of America
Title:Orphan Foundation of America
Organization:Orphan Foundation of America
Short Description:Founded in 1981, the Orphan Foundation of America (OFA) serves thousands of foster teens across the United States, providing them with college scholarships, connecting them with mentors and internships, sending them care packages, amd testifying before Congress as passionate champions of foster youth.
Annotation:Founded in 1981, the Orphan Foundation of America (OFA) serves thousands of foster teens across the United States, providing them with college scholarships, connecting them with mentors and internships, sending them care packages, amd testifying before Congress as passionate champions of foster youth. Each year 25,000 young people "age out" of the foster care system. OFA is committed to helping foster teens become productive good citizens, and to maximizing support for their post-secondary education goals.
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College Access
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Foster Youth
High School
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
Transition to College
Work-based Learning

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Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
The Sallie Mae Fund
Voice of adult learners united to educate (VALUE)
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Scholarships for Hispanics
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Hispanic College Fund
Project Complete
Federal Education Budget Project
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Best Business Schools
Academic competitiveness grants
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Student loans and public accountability
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
First generation college students: A literature review
The education liason model
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Just and efficient college finance
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
From the prison track to the college track: Pathways to postsecondary success for out of school youth
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
National Association of Street Schools
Project GRAD
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Measuring up 2006
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Investing wisely in adult learning is key to state prosperity
Education Trust, Inc
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Admission possible
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
High Tech High Foundation
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Student loan forgiveness programs
The debt explosion among college graduates
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
National Urban League Scholarships
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Break down the bill: What's it going to cost?
Digest of Education Statistics
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
How to apply for a scholarship: The money is there, but you have to ask for it
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
College access and tax credits
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Frequently asked questions
Repayment glossary
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Institute for Educational Leadership
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
How do I pay for college?
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Economic diversity on campus
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Creating jobs and supporting homeless students
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Financial education in TRIO programs
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
High school career academies: A 40-year proven model for improving college and career readiness
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
State Higher Education Finance FY 2009
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
A portrait of low-income young adults in education
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Canadian college student finances: Third edition (2005)
Trends in student aid 2009
Ten Things you need to know about financial support for post-secondary students in Canada
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
The price of knowledge: Access and student finance in Canada
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Does money matter?
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Veteran's education benefits: Enhanced guidance and collaboration could improve administration of the Post-911 GI Bill program
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
An analysis of inquiry, nonstart and drop reasons in nontraditional university student populations
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Which students to serve? Universal or targeted eligibility for postsecondary opportunity programs
Examining the role of summer bridge programs in promoting college readiness and completion: Lessons learned from Texas' developmental summer bridges
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
The bottom line: Ensuring that students and parents understand the net price of college
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Summer snapshot: Exploring the impact of higher achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on summer learning
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
College Savings Foundation: 2011 Survey of parents
Debt to degree: A new way of measuring college success
Helping former foster youth graduate from college: Campus support programs in California and Washington state
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Sample state legislation to extend foster care, adoption, and guardianship protections, services, and payments to young adults age 18 and over
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Attendance counts: Advancing student success by reducing chronic absence
Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success (C-PES)
The impact of loan repayment rates on minority students
Youth in foster care: Easing the transition to adulthood
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in student aid 2012
College Abacus
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
College is affordable: A pilot study
Improving the college scorecard: Using student feedback to create an effective disclosure
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
How America pays for college 2012
The economic case for higher education
The role of student learning outcomes for institutional accountability and transparency
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Workforce Investment Act reauthorization may move youth development field back a decade: Analysis of H.R. 4297 through a youth advocacy lens
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Crossing the finish line: A national effort to address near completion
Good policy, good practice II: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education: A guide for policymakers
Complexity in college admission: The barriers between aspiration and enrollment for lower-income students
2011 National survey of school counselors: School counseling at a crossroads
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Cheap for whom? How much education costs taxpayers
Operation College Promise
Ramp-up to Readiness
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Information constraints and financial aid policy
How America pays for college 2011
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
It takes a whole society: Opening up the learning landscape in the high school years
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
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
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
Know before you owe (student loans)
Prison vs. Princeton
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
No DREAMers left behind: The economic potential of DREAM Act beneficiaries
Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
One dream, two realities: Perspectives of parents on America's high schools
Compendium of practices to increase Latino college completion 2012: Profiles of organizational efforts
College hopes and worries survey
2012 Household financial planning survey
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
College rewired: Innovative approaches help higher education connect to productivity
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling: Elementary school counselor's guide
Aligning competencies to rigorous standards for off-track youth: A case study of Boston Day and Evening Academy
Building a new AAU: The case for redefining higher education excellence
Strategies for improving outcomes for disconnected youth (Executive Summary)
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
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
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Student debt and the class of 2011
Tapping HSI-STEM funds to improve Latina and Latino Access to STEM professions
The rise of college student borrowing
College choice process of Latino undocumented students: Implications for recruitment and retention
We dream a world: The 2025 vision for black men and boys
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
How America saves for college: 2010
Why is college so expensive?
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) for Students
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
A 5-year projection of the number of children turning 18 while in foster care
Midwest evaluation of the adult functioning of former foster youth
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
National Governor's Association: Complete to Compete Resources
Afterzone: Outcomes for youth participating in Providence's citywide after-school system
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Making the case: Engaging education partners in addressing the education needs of children in foster care
The undereducated American
Healthy steps toward student achievement: Research based recommendations for policy and practice
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
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)
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Breaking barriers: Plotting the path to academic success for school-age african-american males
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Everybody ready for college
PISA 2009 results: What students know and can do: Student performance in reading, mathematics and science
Cohort default rate resources
Creating opportunities in health care: The community college role in workforce partnerships
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Southern Education Foundation (SEF)
Rising by Degrees
Off to College.com
The College Place
Success at every step: How 23 programs support youth on the path to college and beyond
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
ACE Online Information Center
Investing early: Intervention programs in selected U.S. states
Recognizing excellence? Canada’s merit scholarships
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Transitions -- First-generation students: A promising concept?
The 2003 Ontario College Applicant Survey
The Millennium Foundation Bursary in Manitoba: Exploring Its impact
Student aid and university persistence - Does debt matter?
Lowering student debt: Explaining the decline in the debt of university students in Manitoba
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
Education Trust-West
Eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Dollars and sense: How "career first" programs like Year Up benefit youth and employers
Making the transition: Interim results of the National Guard Youth Challenge Evaluation
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Child poverty and intergenerational mobility
Income Based Repayment Calculator
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Expanded learning time by the numbers: The traditional school calendar is failing to meet many students' needs
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
The tax and transfer fiscal impacts of dropping out of high school in Philidelphia city and suburbs
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: A guide for America's leaders
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: Supplement to the analysts' guide
Service-learning and Hispanic students: What works in the field
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
A social capital framework for the study of institutional agents & their role in the empowerment of low-status students & youth
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Retaining Teacher Talent Study
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
The next step in systems-building: Early childhood advisory councils and federal efforts to promote policy alignment in early childhood
Transfer access from community colleges and the distribution of elite higher education
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Insuring college failure risk
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)
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Current challenges and opportunities in preparing rural high school students for success in college and careers: What federal policymakers need to know
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
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
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Transitioning adults to college: Adult basic education program models
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Student African American Brotherhood
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Adventures in Education - High School (English and Spanish Versions)
College Planning Resources
College: Making It Happen
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Improving literacy outcomes for English language learners in high school: Considerations for states and districts in developing a coherent policy framework
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
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
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
High hopes, big debts
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Education watch online
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
College is possible
Powerful pathways: Framing options and opportunities for vulnerable youth
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
NCHEMS information center
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
American student achievement institute
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Indiana dollars for scholars (presentation)
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Pathways to college access and success
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
The NASFAA journal of student financial aid
Lumina Foundation focus
Access to the Baccalaureate initiative: A clear path to college
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Federal student aid for counselors
Scholarship Help
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
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Profiles of Indiana and US colleges and universities
The Princeton Review
Mapping your future
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
College choice website
What kids can do: Voices and work from the next generation
Foundation for excellent schools
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
The economic benefits of the Dream Act and the Student Adjustment Act
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Public attitudes on higher education
Improving education outcomes for foster youth
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
African American achievement in America
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Postsecondary education opportunity
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
Financial aid resources
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Student debt and the class of 2006
Trends in student aid 2007
National Council of La Raza
Higher education accountability for student learning
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Percent receiving federal financial aid and average amount per recipient
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Guidance and career counselor's toolkit: Advising high school students with disabilities on postsecondary options
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Pacific Northwest scholarship guide - online
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
A Better Chance.org
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
National and state data
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
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
Community college fast facts
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
Starfish Initiative
Center for native education
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
Ed Fund
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
SEG Scholarship Program
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Financial aid myths
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Center for Law and Social Policy
Strengthening state adult education policies for low-skilled workers
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
College planning resource directory
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Trends in college pricing 2009
Economic and noneconomic outcomes for GED credential recipients
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
The critical role of financial aid for first-time/full-time students enrolling at rural-serving community colleges
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Fostering Connections Resource Center: Supporing implementation of the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act
The state of learning disabilities 2009
SREB Factbook on higher education
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
Healthy Teen Network
National Center for Summer Learning
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Education Equality Project
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
When Johnny (or Janelle) comes marching home: National, state, and institutional efforts in support of veterans' education
The public realities of private student loans
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)
Improving academic preparation for college: What we know and how state and federal policy can help
Fostering Connections Act: Implementation Checklists for Education Provisions
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
What keeps good teachers in the classroom? Understanding and reducing teacher turnover
Black Alliance for Educational Options
Building a better bridge: Helping young adults enter and succeed in college
State policies on student transitions: Results of a 50-state inventory
Trends in college pricing 2008
Trends in student aid 2008
College credit in high school: Access and success for low-income and minority students
NASFAA's cash for college
Parent and student guide to federal tax benefits for tuition and fees for tax year 2007
Financial aid consultants and scholarship search services fact sheet
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
FAFSA tips and resources for foster and unaccompanied youth without stable housing
An overview of tax benefits for higher education expenses
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
Indiana Next: A guide to life after high school
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Removing the roadblocks: Fair college opportunities for all California students
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Official cohort default rates for schools