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Author(s):National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
Title:The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Source:http://www.nasfaa.org/subhomes/abcs/index.html
Date:2005
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Short Description:Contains resources designed to assist in the development of an effective early awareness program to help students and parents prepare for college.
Annotation:This guide contains resources designed to assist in the development of an effective early awareness program to help students and parents prepare for college. Instructions in the toolkit enable schools to identify effective programs by age group, plan activities, address budget constraints, and implement and evaluate programming.
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Benefitting whom? For-profit education companies and the growth of military educational benefits
Working systematically in action: Engaging family and community: A guide for facilitators
Cohort default rate resources
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Reality check: Hispanic-serving institutions on the Texas border strategzing financial aid
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving college- and career-ready goals
Montgomery GI bill - active duty
Indiana Next: A guide to life after high school
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
Rising tuition and enrollment in public higher education
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success
The implementation checklist for college awareness: A product of the High School Reform Strategy Toolkit
SREB Factbook on higher education
US Department of Veterans Affairs: Yellow Ribbon Program
Finding a way: Practical examples of how a principal-counselor relationship can lead to success for all students
Working learners: Educating our entire workforce for success in the 21st century
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)
Breakthrough Collaborative
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Guiding the way to higher education: Step by step to college workshops for students curriculum (middle school, early high school, late high school)
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
It's about time: Temporal dimensions of college preparation programs
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
Federal Student Aid Data Center
Does money matter? II
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Off to College.com
The College Place
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How schools can address barriers to high school graduation
Helping Latinas succeed in school: How federal policymakers can address barriers to high school graduation
College Awareness Month: Resources for building a college-going culture
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
BC AVID: Early Implementation Report -- Executive Summary
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Mind the access gap: Breaking down barriers to post-secondary education
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Testing the impact of Higher Achivement's year-round out-of-school-time program on academic outcomes
Ramp-up to Readiness
Using data and inquiry to build equity-focused college-going cultures
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Merit aid for undergraduates: Trends from 1995-96 to 2007-08
The hidden costs of community colleges
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Getting through: Higher education's plan to increase the college completion rates of Boston public schools graduates
A guide for African-American parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
A guide for Hispanic parents: How to help your child prepare for college and career
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Driving innovation: How six states are organizing to improve outcomes in developmental education
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
How college pricing undermines financial aid
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children's learning
Affordability and transfer: Critical to increasing Baccalaureate degree completion
Know before you owe (student loans)
Pell grants and the lifting of rural America's future
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
The great cost shift: How higher education cuts undermine the future middle class
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Transforming education in America
College Search Database.com
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Poised to lead: How school counselors can drive college and career readiness
Cohort default rates in context
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
Unbundling youth, family, and community involvement in college access: On the ground in Austin, Texas
The roll of Pell grants in access, persistence and completion
Bridging the gap: An impact study of eight developmental summer bridge programs in Texas
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Driving K-12 reform through a college-access and success agenda
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Housing wealth and higher education: Building a foundation for economic mobility
The economic case for higher education
Financial awareness counseling
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
The student debt crisis
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
College Abacus
Men of color: A role for policymakers in improving the status of black male students in U.S. higher education
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
College and career development organizer
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Debt.org
U.S. News Veterans Education Resource Guide
For this place, for these people: An exploration of best practices among charter schools serving native students
Preparing high school students for college: An exploratory study of college readiness programs in Texas
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
National student aid profile: Overview of 2012 federal programs
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Middle school counselor's guide: NOSCA's eight components of college and career readiness counseling
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
A problem still in search of a solution: A state policy roadmap for improving early education
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
The condition of college and career readiness 2012: National report
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Keeping the promise of opportunity: Redesigning financial aid to support post-secondary completion among low-income young adults
Development, discouragement, or diversion? New evidence on the effects of college remediation
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
2012 Education appropriations guide
Waiving away high school graduation rate accountability?
Prison vs. Princeton
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
The long-term impacts of teachers: Teacher value-added and student outcomes in adulthood
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Find the best colleges for you: Focus on information that matters (English and Spanish Versions)
Men of color: Ensuring the academic success of Latinos in higher education
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Is high school tough enough?
BigFuture: By the College Board
ACE Toolkit for veteran friendly institutions
Launching early college districtwide: Pharr San Juan-Alamo's "college for all" strategy
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Promoting quality individualized learning plans: A "how to guide" focused on the high school years
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
SREB: State data exchange report: 42 Years and still counting: 2010-11 Indicators report
College Affordability and Transparency Center
A comparison study of 12th grade students' college anticipations, aspirations, and college preparatory measures
On our way: Educational toolkit for families (A program instructional guide)
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
Priced out: How the wrong financial-aid policies hurt low-income students
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
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)
K-12 education reform: Implications and opportunities for public colleges and universities
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Designing STEM pathways through early college: Ohio's metro early college high school
Designing common assessments to be measures of college and career readiness: Challenges and opportunities
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
You can go! Educator resources
P21 common core toolkit: A guide to aligning the common core state standards with the framework for 21st century skills
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Using data to drive change: A guide for college access and success stakeholders
Twenty-first Century Scholars Indiana college assistance and incentives resource book
Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
Resisters, rejectors, and ridas: How to make urban schools work for disengaged students and critically conscious teachers
Lumina Foundation Focus: Flexing the faculty
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Investing in their future: A survey of student and parental support for learning
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
Easing the middle-class burden: An Examination of the implications of reducing parental contributions to post-secondary study
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Counselor and college access provider activities to create a college-going culture
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Trends in student aid 2009
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
Inequalities at the outset: Identifying factors that affect parents' perceptions of paying for college
Listening to Latinas: Barriers to high school graduation
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
Social programs that work: What works and what doesn't work in social policy: Findings from well-designed randomized controlled trials
Does money matter?
Annotated bibliography of resources for transforming school counseling
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
Ready for tomorrow: Six proven ideas to graduate and prepare more students for college and 21st-century careers
Achieving the Dream Equity Resource Center
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
2010-2011 FAFSA on the web worksheet
The misplaced math student: Lost in eighth-grade Algebra
How much are college students borrowing?
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Preparing the workers of today for the jobs of tomorrow
Improving low performing high schools: Searching for evidence of promise
Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The public realities of private student loans
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
Campaign for High School Equity
Education Equality Project
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Selected states response to supporting high school English language learners
A critical mission: Making adolescent reading an immediate priority in SREB states
Grad nation: A guidebook to help cities tackle the dropout crisis
College outcomes comparisons by AP and non-AP high school experiences
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
OEDb Online Education Database
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Race to the top: Promising approaches to establishing meaningful data systems fostering continuous improvement
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
A synthesis of grade retention research: Looking backward and moving forward
Facts for education advocates: School counseling, access and persistence
International Benchmarking Toolkit
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Noncognitive assessment and college success: The case of the Gates Millennium Scholars
Legal Center for Foster Care and Education
What do you want in an afterschool program?
Getting students ready for college and careers: Transitional senior mathematics
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Building roads to success: Key considerations for communities and states reconnecting youth to education
Roadmap for ensuring America's future
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Closing the gap between high school and college
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
7th Annual AP report to the nation
A model for success: CART's linked learning program increases college enrollment
Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Online learning: Does it help low-income and underprepared students?
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
How America saves for college: 2010
Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Why is college so expensive?
Degree completion beyond institutional borders: Responding to the new reality of mobile and non-traditional learners
Class differences: Online education in the United States, 2010
College planning for undocumented students
The rise of college student borrowing
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
On the road to implementation: Achieving the promise of the common core state standards
Dream vs. reality: An analysis of potential Dream Act beneficiaries
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Lowering student loan default rates: What one consortium of historically black institutions did to succeed
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Preparing students for college and career: Linked learning in California
Family factors and student outcomes
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Giving students extra support to meet standards in challenging academic and career courses
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
A blueprint for reform: The reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
Federal School Code List
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET): Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures
The state of preschool 2009: State preschool yearbook
Pathway to the baccalaureate: How one community college is helping underprepared students succeed
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Career and college planning needs of ninth graders: As reported by ninth graders
What educators should learn from ER
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
The relationship between AP exam performance and college outcomes
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
College and career ready graduation: Strengthening the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
Online learning: Addressing challenges and seizing opportunities
Afterschool Alliance
Raising our sights: No high school senior left behind
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Beyond empty promises: Policies to improve transitions into colleges and jobs
Value added: The costs and benefits of college preparatory programs in the united states
Work-based learning and higher education: A research perspective
Making the grade in college prep: A guide for improving college preparation programs
The role of student loans in college access
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
The American diploma project: Overview of research
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
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
Findings from the Condition of Education 2001: Students whose parents did not go to college
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Designing a state student grant program: A framework for policy makers
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Public attitudes on higher education
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
State higher education finance: FY 2003
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Achievement in America
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Foster youth: Funding for college
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
National college access network
Postsecondary education opportunity
GEAR UP
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)
FinAid! financial aid website
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Section 529 state college savings programs
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Learn More financial aid information
Cal-SOAP
American student achievement institute
Early financial aid commitment: Response to Indiana's education roundtable
CollegeBound Foundation
ScholarShop
Minority student achievement network
Profiles of Indiana and US colleges and universities
Talbot's student planning book
Think College Early
U Links
College Board Calculators
Early college cost estimator
Big Picture Company
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Bridges to Success
Prekindergarteners left behind: Expulsion rates in state pre-kindergarten systems
The college track: America's sorting machine
Indiana dollars for scholars (presentation)
High-stakes testing in PreK-12 education
Focus on results: An academic impact analysis of the Knowledge is Power Program
The Navigator
Child, adolescent, family intervention science initiative (CAFISI)
SuperCollege.com
Transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities
College is possible
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
Trip to college
Financial aid/ fellowships
The relationship between advanced placement and college graduation
High hopes, big debts
Best evidence encyclopedia: Center for data-driven reform in education
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs use data to make decisions
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Student success: Statewide P-16 systems -- early outreach
Involving families in high school and college expectations
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
The Education Network college planning site
Scholarship Help
InternationalScholarships.com
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Contending with financial inequality
College planning center
Military money for college: Mainly a fantasy
The Montgomery GI bill: Less than meets the eye
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Debunking the myth
Education: Solving the GI bill mystery
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
What works clearinghouse
Grappling with the access problem
State of college admission 2007
Equal justice works: Loan repayment assistance programs for public interest lawyers
The art of student retention
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Improving college readiness and success for all students: A joint responsibility between K-12 and postsecondary education
What works for Latino students
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Yes, you can: A guide to establishing mentoring programs to prepare youth for college
Expanding learning time in high schools
Immigration debate resources
Accelerated learning for all
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
What every student should know about federal aid
Early childhood education: Investing in quality makes sense
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Closing the achievement gap series part 1: Is Indiana ready for state-sponsored prekindergarten programs?
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Teacher attrition: A costly loss to the nation and to the states
Building academic skills in context: Testing the value of advanced math learning in career and technical education
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
One day I will make it: A study of adult student persistence in library literacy programs
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Reading to achieve: A governor's guide to adolescent literacy
National Urban League Scholarships
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Talent Development High Schools
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
High school to college and careers: Aligning state policies
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
High Tech High Foundation
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Building a data sharing network of scholarship programs for alumni of foster care
Fulfilling the commitment: Recommendations for reforming federal student aid
UpwardBound Math-Science: STEM education that works
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
Corporate investments in college readiness and access
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Back to College (Back2College)
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Science and mathematics education indicators
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Financial aid myths
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Schools, skills, and synapses
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
The early assessment program: Helping high school students meet college expectations in mathematics and English
California State University: Early assessment program
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc. Careers for the Future Scholarship 2009-2010
Access to success: Patterns of advanced placement participation in U.S. high schools
The cost of small high schools: A literature review
Apply to succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
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
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Ready to assemble: A model state higher education accountability system
From high school to the future: The pathway to 20
Institutions with approved programs for veterans to receive educational benefits
Indiana higher education facts
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Federal Aid First (Spanish Version)
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Redesigning the ninth-grade experience: Reduce failure, improve achievement, and increase high school graduation rates
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
Opening doors to postsecondary education and training: Planning for life after high school
Federal Aid First
Empowering students: How Georgia College early college changes student aspirations
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Going2College.org
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
The Study Skills Guide for Students
Virtual Pamphlet Collection - Study Skills
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Technical Minority Scholarship Program
Learn and Serve America
Scholarships for Hispanics
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Five academic reasons why state virtual schools are important to your state
National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER)
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Quality counts 2008: Indiana report
Quality counts 2008
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Best Business Schools
A framework and recommendations for federal action on secondary school reform
Supporting ninth-grade students to achieve in high school and preparing seniors for postsecondary education and a career
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Adventures in education: For college students
Pacific Northwest scholarship guide - online
College Board scholarship search
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Establishing an effective guidance and advisement system
Postsecondary Access and Success
Higher education accountability for student learning
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Student loans and public accountability
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Resources for intermediaries: Developing a budget for early college
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Knowhow2go.org
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
National and state data
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Findings from the early college high school initiative: A look at best practices and lessons learned regarding a dual enrollment program
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
A postsecondary resource guide for students with psychiatric disabilities
Dream it! Do it!
Emerging evidence on improving high school graduation and improvement rates: The effects of four popular improvement programs
Comprehensive school reform quality center report on middle and high school comprehensive school reform models
Graduate education: The backbone of American competitiveness and innovation
College application calendar: Save the date for college
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
The College Dream: A Guide for Parents
Adventures in Education - Middle School (English and Spanish Versions)
College Planning Resources
Digest of Education Statistics
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Relationships between students' high school and middle school experiences and later completion of a Bachelor's degree
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
How much debt is too much? Definting benchmarks for manageable student debt
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Preparing Oklahoma students for the future
High school planner: Your guide to planning for college
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer