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Author(s):Oliverez, P., and Tierney, W
Title:Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Short Description:Provides an in-depth look at the ways financial aid information is disseminated in nine public and two private southern California high schools.
Annotation:This report provides an in-depth look at the ways financial aid information is disseminated in nine public and two private southern California high schools. While various school and community based efforts to educate parents and students about financial aid are examined, many of these programs fail to reach the families who need their help the most.
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College Access
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
High School
Low-Income Students
Urban Areas

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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
American student achievement institute
Minority student achievement network
College choice website
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Merit aid and college access
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
African American achievement in America
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
No merit in these scholarships
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Aid and innovation: How federal financial aid policy impacts student success and how states can respond
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
College is affordable: A pilot study
One in seven: Ranking youth disconnection in the 25 largest metro areas
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
What can a multifaceted program do for community college students?
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color: Companion workbook
The economic case for higher education
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
Sending veterans to school: Fast facts on the post-9/11 GI Bill
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Overcoming obstacles to college attendance and degree completion: Toward a pro-college savings agenda
Hard choices ahead: Performance and policy in Texas higher education
Advocacy in action toolkit
Striving for student success: A model of shared accountability
Increasing teacher diversity: Strategies to improve the teacher workforce
Financial literacy at minority-serving institutions
Smart spending: Reforming federal financial aid for higher education
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
Why policymakers should care about children's savings
State policy profiles for completion by design
The economic value of opportunity youth
Lightening the load: A look at four ways that community schools can support effective teaching
12 for 2012: Issues to move education forward in 2012
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
Trends in student aid 2011
Estimating the return to college selectivity over the career using administrative earnings data
Unlocking doors and expanding opportunity: Moving beyond the limiting reality of college and career readiness in California high schools
After-school toolkit: TIps, techniques, and templates for improving program quality
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Underserved students who earn credit through prior learning assessment have higher degree completion rates and shorter time-to-degree
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Young children of immigrants and the path to educational success: Key themes from an Urban Institute roundtable
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Education and the economy: Boosting the nation's economy by improving high school graduation rates among students of color and native students
Economic change effects on men and implications for the education of boys
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
National Coalition for College Completion
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Winning by degrees: The strategies of highly productive higher-education institutions
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
How to support college-bound undocumented students: Advice for parents
College success for all: How the Hidalgo independent school district is adopting early college as a district-wide strategy
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
Dollars for degrees: Structuring post-secondary scholarships to increase student success
Untapped potential: Fulfilling the promise of Big Brother Big Sisters and the bigs and littles they represent
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Education and achievement: A focus on Latino "immigrant" children
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
Service members in school: Military veterans' experiences using the post-9/11 GI Bill and pursuing postsecondary education
Meeting the challenge: The role of school leaders in turning around the lowest-performing high schools
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Keeping students enrolled: How community colleges are boosting financial resources for their students
Expanded time, enriching experiences: Expanded learning time schools and community organization partnerships
"The State of College Savings Survey" finds parent confidence crashing as they rely on loans, shift debt burden to their children
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
What states can do to improve teacher effectiveness
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
This school works for me: Creating choices to boost student achievement: An implementation guide for school district administrators
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Community colleges as gateway and gatekeeper: Moving beyond the access "saga" to outcome equity
College readiness brief: Academic rigor: At the heart of college access and success
Re-imagining community colleges in the twenty-first century
Are charter schools making a difference? A study of student outcomes in eight states
Between two worlds: How young Latinos come of age in America
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Growing pains: Scaling up the nation's best charter schools
Is school funding fair? A national report card
Financial aid at California community colleges: Pell grants and fee waivers in 2003-04
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
The impact of Pell grants on academic outcomes for low-income California community college students
ACT college readiness case study: "You can go to college": Foster High School
A stronger nation through higher education: Why Americans must achieve a "big goal" for college attainment
Yes we can: The Schott state report on black males and education (national and state reports)
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
The Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Neighborhoods, and the Broader, Bolder Approach to Education
Postsecondary success
The economic benefits of reducing the dropout rate among students of color in the nation's largest metropolitan areas (aggregate analysis)
America's future: Latino child well-being in numbers and trends
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Unfulfilled promise: The dimensions and characteristics of Philadelphia's dropout crisis, 2000-2005
What's possible: Turning around America's lowest achieving schools
Afterzones: Creating a citywide system to support and sustain high-quality after-school programs
Turning it around: A collective effort to understand and resolve Philadelphia's dropout crisis
Improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men: Proven and promising strategies
Restructuring 'restructuring': Improving interventions for low-performing schools and districts
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Citizenship now! Information for undocumented students
The financial aid challenge: Successful practices that address the underutilization of financial aid in community colleges
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
Afterschool Alliance
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
The Pell Institute and Pathways to College Network Evaluation Toolkit
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
Welfare reform and intergenerational mobility
Hispanics, high school dropouts, and the GED
Project U-turn
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Cost perceptions and college-going for low-income students
Comparing achievement between K-8 and middle schools: A large empirical study
High school mentors in brief: Findings from the Big Brothers Big Sisters school-based mentoring impact study
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Southern Regional Education Board: Moving Ahead: State progress reports on Challenge to Lead goals
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Framework for providing all students an opportunity to learn through reauthorization of the elementary and secondary education act
National Opportunity to Learn Campaign
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
Managing contracts for educational equity: Emerging trends and issues
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
Investing in education and equity: Our nation's best future
Federal Student Aid strategic plan: FY 2011-15
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
How America saves for college: 2010
A return to the "Mexican room": The segregation of Arizona's English learners
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Fighting for quality and equality, too: How states and policymakers can ensure the drive to improve teacher quality doesn't just trickle down to poor and minority children
The value of value-added data
What matters for staying on-track and graduating in Chicago public schools: A focus on students with disabilities
Benchmarks: WICHE Region 2009
Paying for college success: An introduction to the performance-based scholarship demonstration
Affordability of UNCF-member institutions
The Equity Scorecard: A collaborative approach to assess and respond to racial and ethnic disparities in student outcomes
Turnaround schools that work: Moving beyond separate but equal
College readiness issue brief: Social support: An essential ingredient to success
College readiness issue brief: High expectations: A key to success for all
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Mobilizing a cross-sector collaborative for systemic change: Lessons from project U-turn, Philadelphia's campaign to reduce the dropout rate
Assessing the use and impact of ECMC Foundation's Realizing the College Dream curriculum
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Best practices in statewide articulation and transfer systems
Interventions to support readiness, recruitment, access, transition, and retention for postsecondary education success: An equity of opportunity policy and practice analysis
Race to the Top: Accelerating college and career readiness in states: Low-performing schools
Bridging the gaps to success: Promising practices for promoting transfer among low-income and first generation students: An in-depth study of six exemplary community colleges in Texas
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Processes and challenges in identifying learning disabilities among English Language Learner students in three New York state districts
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
Stuck schools: A framework for identifying schools where students need change--now!
Indiana Growth Model Factsheet
Expanded learning: Making it work for high school students
Communities of color: A critical perspective in the Common Standards movement
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Indiana's Cash for College
Minority student success: The role of teachers in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
Choice without equity: Charter school segregation and the need for civil rights standards
Raising their voices: Engaging students, teachers, and parents to help end the dropout epidemic
How youth plan to fund college
DOD Education benefits: Increased oversight of tuition assistance program is needed
Community college students and grant aid: Bringing equity to the provision of grant aid by states and institutions
Ready by 21 case study: Austin, TX
Experiencing integration in Louisville: How parents and students see the gains and challenges
State policies regarding undocumented college students: A narrative of unresolved issues, ongoing debate and missed opportunities
A phenomenological study of high school counselor advocacy as it relates to the college access of underrepresented students
Early college graduates: Adapting, thriving, and leading in college
False impression: How a widely stated study vastly overstates the benefits of charter schools
Enrollment management, Inc.: External influences on our practice
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
When opportunity knocks, who answers? New evidence on college achievement awards
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
State test score trends through 2008-09, Part 2: Slow and uneven progress in narrowing gaps
Improving achievement for the growing Latino population is critical to the nation's future
Policy implications of trends for Asian American students
Ensuring success for returning veterans
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Access without equity: Longitudinal analysis of institutional stratification by race and ethnicity: 1972-2004
Scholarships for students regardless of immigration status: 2009-2010
GetMeToCollege.org: For undocumented students
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Rewarding progress, reducing debt: Early results from Ohio's performance-based scholarship demonstration for low-income parents
HBCU distance learning 2010
College planning for undocumented students
Easy come - EZ-GO: A federal role in removing jurisdictional impediments to college education
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Family literacy: A valuable gateway to postsecondary education
Teacher voices: Immigration, language and culture
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Opportunities for efficiency and innovation: A primer on how to cut college costs
Conditional cash transfers and college persistence: Evidence from a randomized need-based grant program
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
Gender inequalities in education
Trends in student aid 2010
Power play: Teacher characteristics and class assignments
Stuck schools revisited: Beneath the averages
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Staying on track: Early findings from a performance-based scholarship program at the University of New Mexico
Getting it right: Crafting federal accountability for higher student performance and a stronger America
Military service members and veterans: A profile of those enrolled in undergraduate and graduate education in 2007-08
Caught in the crisis: Students with disabilities in U.S. high schools
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Critical choices: How colleges can help students and families make better decisions about private loans
Performance-based scholarships: Emerging findings from a national demonstration
Trends in college pricing 2011
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Ramp-up to Readiness
Community college access and affordability for occupational and nontraditional students
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Children of immigrants: The changing face of metropolitan America
For profit schools: Experiences of undercover students enrolled in online classes at selected institutions
Including more student voices in higher education policymaking: Rising tuitions and student debts mean rising stakes for college students
Open educational resources: Tools to help 21st century students achieve their postsecondary eduation goals and keep America competitive
Dramatically bringing down the cost of education with OER: How open education resources unlock the door to free learning
Improving the odds for failing schools
Know before you owe (student loans)
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
8th Annual AP report to the nation
Positive student outcomes in community schools: Providing services that meet the many needs of students and parents
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
From birth to college: Findings from Year 1 of a process evaluation of the University of chicago charter school model
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Postsecondary education student outcomes vary at for-profit, non-profit, and public schools
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
Much accomplished, much at stake: Performance and policy in Maryland higher education
State HIgher Education Finance 2011
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
Learning denied: The case for equitable access to effective teaching in California's largest school district
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
2012 Household financial planning survey
Diverse charter schools: Can racial and socioeconomic integration promote better outcomes for students?
Opportunities suspended: The disparate impact of disciplinary exclusion from school
How America pays for college 2012
Not the ceiling, but the floor: Innovative Harlem early childhood education effort complicated by varying government regulations
Transforming the educational experience of young men of color
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
High standards help struggling students: New evidence
Atlanta civic site: Climbing the ladder of civic proficiency
Advancing to completion: Increasing degree attainment by improving graduation rates and closing gaps for Hispanic students
A record one-in-five households now owe student loan debt
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes
Unequal education: Federal loophole enables lower spending on students of color
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Financing higher education
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Latino achievement in America
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Achievement in America
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Dual enrollment: Accelerating the transition to college
Creating seamless educational transitions for urban African American and Hispanic students
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Federal student aid for counselors
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Admission possible
Youth indicators 2005: Trends in the well-being of American youth
GI bill: A reality check
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter?
Critical postsecondary education issues in Indiana
Grappling with the access problem
Measuring up 2006
College planning center
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Sallie Mae financial aid calculators
Mapping your future
Foundation for excellent schools
Knowledge is power program
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Academic pathways to access and student success
Primary progress, secondary challenge
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Rising to the challenge: Are high school graduates prepared for college and work
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Access to the most selective private colleges by high-ability, low-income students: Are they out there?
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Fragile futures: Risk and vulnerability among Latino high achievers
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Education watch online
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Cashing in on the GI bill
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
National College Access Program Directory
American Indian college fund
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Forgotten students: American Indian high school students' narratives on college going
Financial aid for Native American students
Indian students and college preparation
Student loan forgiveness programs
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
The high cost of high school dropouts: What the nation pays for inadequate high schools
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Federal requirements for homeschoolers seeking college admission and financial aid
Talent Development High Schools
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Voices in urban education
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
College Access: Indiana
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Mission: Possible!
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Engaging students, challenging the odds
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in undergraduate education
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
The effects of using ACT® Composite score and high school average on college admission decisions for racial/ethnic groups
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
Immigration debate resources
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
McNair scholar handbook
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Alternative High School Initiative (AHSI)
Gateway to College
Status and trends in the education of American Indians and Alaska Natives: 2008
State indicators of science and mathematics education: 2007
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Big ideas: Dropout prevention strategies: Achievement for Latinos through Academic Success (ALAS)
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Center for Native Education: Frequently asked questions and fact sheet
Education Finance Council
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
Improving math performance
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Community college fast facts
Access to success initiative
The Breakthrough High School project
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Putting English language learners on the educational map: The No Child Left Behind Act implemented
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Starfish Initiative
The future of public education in New Orleans
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Tools for Latino family outreach: Supporting student success in the middle grades and beyond
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
No Child Left Behind: What's in it for parents (Spanish Language Version)
Center for native education
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
A Better Chance.org
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Montgomery GI bill - active duty
Education watch 2009
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
Poverty and potential: Out-of-school factors and school success
Making the dream a reality: Action steps for states to prepare all students for college and career
USA Funds Unlock the Future
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Accelerating Latino success at Texas border institutions: Possibilities and challenges
Indiana Latino Institute, Inc.
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Trends in college pricing 2008
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Campaign for High School Equity
A plan for success: Communities of color define policy priorities for high school reform
Education Equality Project
The Education Equality Project: Improving teacher quality
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
The public realities of private student loans
Summer Search
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Financial aid in theory and practice
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
Grade retention: Achievement and mental health outcomes
Action required: Addressing the nation's lowest performing high schools
Race to the top: Promising approaches to achieving teacher-related goals
Race to the top: Promising approaches to assisting the lowest-performing schools
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Does money matter?
Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Innovations in college readiness: How early college schools are preparing students underrepresented in higher education for college success
Steps to success: Analyzing milestone achievement to improve community college student outcomes
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
Assessing Canada’s student aid need assessment policies
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Pressure points in student financial assistance: Exploring the “Making Ends Meet” database
Report on student debt: Canadian college student survey and Canadian undergraduate survey consortium
The impact of bursaries: Debt and student persistence in post-secondary education
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
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
A new kind of student aid: Creating, implementing and assessing the Millennium Access Bursaries
FinAid: Income-based repayment
IDAs and financial aid: Understanding the puzzle and sharing best practices
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools
Investing in Indiana's adult workers: Increasing financial aid opportunities
Graduating America: Meeting the challenge of low-graduation rate high schools
Bringing off-track youth into the center of high school reform: Lessons and tools from leading communities
Investing in disadvantaged young children is an economically efficient policy
How schools can shape peer relations to promote achievement among Mexican-origin youth
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Creating college readiness: Profiles of 38 schools that know how
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
Trends in college pricing 2009