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Author(s):McElroy, L
Title:The Millennium Bursary in British Columbia: Exploring its impact: Summary report (2004)
Organization:Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation
Short Description:This report summarizes the findings of research on the impact in B.C. of the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation’s Millennium Bursary Program. In particular, this report documents how the millennium bursary led to the expansion of the B.C. government’s grant program to serve more students.
Annotation:This report summarizes the findings of research on the impact in B.C. of the Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation’s Millennium Bursary Program. In particular, this report documents how the millennium bursary led to the expansion of the B.C. government’s grant program to serve more students. The report goes on to show how students benefited from this expansion, using information from the B.C. Student Financial Assistance System. This report also explores whether the available data can indicate any effect on education persistence.
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College Access
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
International Perspectives
Low-Income Students
Need-based Aid

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How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
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)
The state of college affordability in Indiana
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Meeting the access challenge: Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
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
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
The role of student loans in college access
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Indiana dollars for scholars (presentation)
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Postsecondary institutions in the United States: Fall 2004 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2003-04
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Public attitudes on higher education
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Do and should financial aid packages affect students' college choices?
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Grappling with the access problem
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Reflections on college access and persistence
American Indian higher education consortium
Trends in college pricing 2006
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Low income student scholarships
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
How do I pay for college?
12 Ways adult students can pay for college
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Narrowing the gaps in educational attainment: A policymaker's guide for assessing and responding to needs for community college services
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
Benefits of a high school core curriculum
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
A few strings attached: State retention programs
Student loan forgiveness programs
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Trends in college pricing 2008
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Barriers to college attainment: Lessons from Chicago
Community colleges: A route of upward economic mobility
Young lives on hold: The college dreams of undocumented students
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Lumina Foundation Focus: No more kid stuff: Colleges and universities take a mature approach to serving adult students
Raising rigor, getting results: Lessons learned from AP expansion
How America saves for college 2009: Sallie Mae's national study of students and parents
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
39th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
The 2008 Brown Center report on American education: How well are American students learning
Cost, commitment, and attainment in higher education: An international comparison
National opportunity to learn campaign: Lost opportunity: A 50 state report on the oppotunity to learn in America
An analysis of section 529 college savings and prepaid tuition plans
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
An examination of barriers to pursuing PSE and potential solutions
Trends in college pricing 2009
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
SEG Scholarship Program
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Education Finance Council
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Academic competitiveness grants
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
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
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
College access and tax credits
Increasing return on investment from federal student aid
Preventing abuse in federal student aid: Community college practices
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
Debt, jobs, diversity and who gets in: A survey of admissions directors
A better affirmative action: State universities that created alternatives to racial preferences
Student debt and the class of 2011
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Trends in college pricing 2012
Trends in student aid 2012
The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
The stealth inequities of school funding: How state and local school finance systems perpetuate inequitable school spending
Balancing passion and practicality: The role of debt and major on students' financial outcomes: Executive Summary
Making loans work: How community colleges support responsible borrowing
Broadening the benefits of dual enrollment: Reaching underachieving and underrepresented students with career-focused programs
The student loan default trap: Why borrowers default and what can be done
Borrowers on hold: Student loan collection agency complaint systems need massive improvement
Repository of resources for undocumented students
The economic case for higher education
Is college affordable? In search of a meaningful definition
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
MPI updates national and state level estimates of potential DREAM Act beneficiaries
2011 Survey of differential tuition at public higher education institutions
Survey of income and program participation data on educational attainment
Hiring and higher education: Business executives talk about the costs and benefits of college
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Make me a match: Helping low-income and first generation students make good college choices
Advocacy in action toolkit
Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Equity scorecard: A process for building institutional capacity to educate young men of color
Mobility makers
Affordable at last: A new student loan system
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Still on the sidelines: What role will higher education trustees play in higher education reform?
EFC Formula, 2012-13
2012 Education appropriations guide
Black male student success in higher education: A report from the national black male college achievement study
Information constraints and financial aid policy
How America pays for college 2011
Financial trends in public and private nonprofit institutions
Making college more affordable: The president's plan to lower college tuition is a good first step but more can be done
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Effectiveness of fully online courses for college students: Response to a department of education meta-analysis
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Effective college access, persistence and completion programs and strategies for underrepresented student populations: Opportunities for scaling up
How youth plan to fund college
Characteristics of effective urban college preparation programs
Connected by 25: Effective policy solutions for vulnerable youth
Getting ready for college: Financial concerns and preparation among the high school senior class of 2003-04
The Condition of Education 2010
High school policy reform: A plan for success (California)
Guiding developmental math students to campus services: An impact evaluation of the Beacon program at South Texas College
Promising practices: What works in the Midwest: New approaches to improving college access, persistence, and success: Three exemplary postsecondary opportunity programs
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions Fall 2008; graduation rates, 2002 and 2005 cohorts; and financial statistics, 2008
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2010
Financial education in TRIO programs
Education reform starts early: Lessons from New Jersey's PreK-3rd reform efforts
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet
Federal Student Aid: Grant Programs Factsheet (Spanish language version)
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant
Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Student debt and the class of 2008
Assets and liabilities, educational expectations, and children's college degree attainment
Calculating cost-return for investments in students success
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Insuring college failure risk
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Ready or not? Literacy skills and post-secondary education
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Lumina Foundation focus: The productivity push: System wide reform allows Arizona to serve more students
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Measuring success by degrees: The status of college completion in SREB states
Getting what we pay for: State community college funding strategies that benefit low-income, lower-skilled students
Filling in the blanks: How information can affect choice in higher education
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Momentum: Sustaining efforts to improve life outcomes among African-American males
Who wins? Who pays? The economic returns and costs of a Bachelor's degree
Presidential leadership for public policy: A special report by the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education
Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
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)
Protecting the federal investment in higher education: The gainful employment rule
Trends in community college education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, and debt levels
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Reawakening the dream deferred: Can comprehensive intervention programs increase college awareness among at-risk students?
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
The educational experience of young men of color: A review of research, pathways, and progress
Optimism, college major, and post-secondary dropout
Federal higher education policy and the profitable nonprofits
New path to federal student aid for those with no high school diploma or GED
Some states still leave low-income students behind; Others make surprising gains
Linking costs and postsecondary degrees: Key issues for policymakers
The road ahead: A look at trends in the educational attainment of community college students
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries:
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Top ten higher education policy issues for 2011
Twenty-first Century Scholars Indiana college assistance and incentives resource book
The mission of the high school: a new consensus of the purposes of public education?
Missed opportunity: How New York can do a better job of reconnecting youth on public assistance to education and jobs
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Trends in the receipt of Pell Grants: Selected years 1995-96 to 2007-08
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Buying college: What consumers need to know
Plugged in: Positive development strategies for disconnected Latino youth
Incentivizing school turnaround: A proposal for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
School tracking and access to higher education among disadvantaged groups
Education and the economy: Boosting state and national economies by improving high school graduation rates
Unconventional wisdom: A profile of the graduates of early college high school
Developing 20/20 vision on the 2020 degree attainment goal: The threat of income based inequality in education
Lumina Foundation Focus: Un nuevo dia: As Latino population grows, so must college attainment
Improving community college success
Trends in college pricing 2010
Trends in student aid 2010
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Piling it on: The growth of proprietary school loans and the consequences for students
A measured approach to improving teacher preparation
Cohort default rate resources
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Profiting from health care: The role of for-profit schools in training the health care workforce
Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
Hear us out: High school students in two cities talk about going to college
HBCU distance learning 2010
Divided we fail in LA: Improving completion and closing racial gaps in the Los Angeles community college district
The rise of college student borrowing
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Yes we can: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
How increasing college access is increasing inequality, and what to do about it
California community college transfer rates: Who is counted makes a difference
Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
Hours of opportunity: Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school time programs
College graduation rates: Behind the numbers
Applicant data in Canada: Another perspective on access (2004)
Students With Dependants: Common Practices in Post-Secondary Education Institutions in Canada and the United States (2005)
The 2004 Ontario college applicant survey
Seamless Pathways : A Symposium on Improving Transitions From High School to College
Closing the access gap: Does information matter?
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
Credit/skills recovery pilot project: Documentation report for the Boston public schools
Removing roadblocks to rigor: Linking academic and social supports to ensure college readiness and success: Executive summary
Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Higher education performance funding 2.0 - Funding degrees (tip sheet)
Employers, low-income young adults, and post-secondary credentials: A practical typology for business, education, and community leaders
No time to lose: Why America needs an education amendment to the US Constitution to improve public education
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
The high cost of low educational performance: The long-run economic impact of improving PISA outcomes
Top gainers: Some public four-year colleges and universities make big improvements in minority graduation rates
Promoting a culture of student success: How colleges and universities are improving degree completion
Reaching higher: Strategic initiatives for higher education in Indiana (Updated 2010 Version)
Paying for college: Students from middle-income backgrounds
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Can I get a little advice here? How an overstretched high school guidance system is undermining students' college aspirations
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Promoting a comprehensive approach to educational opportunity: A pilot inventory of education-related federal programs for children and youth
FY 2011 budget proposal: Thoughts and recommendations for increasing college access and success
Tuition-setting authority and deregulation at state colleges and universities
Lumina Foundation Lessons: When networks build a platform, students step up
Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
Putting students ahead of private banks: Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibily Act (SAFRA) myths-facts
Dual credit in Indiana: Bridging the gap between high school and college
Transforming the high school experience: How New York City's new small schools are boosting student achievement and graduation rates
America after 3pm: Special report on summer: Missed opportunities, unmet demand
A next social contract for the primary years of education
Recruiting and retaining older African American and Hispanic boys in after-school programs: What we know and what we still need to learn
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
International Education Financial Aid: International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Beyond the master plan: The case for restructuring baccalaureate education in California
Student aid simplification: Looking back and looking ahead
Statewide aid policies to improve college access and success
Completion matters: The high cost of low community college graduation rates
Rethinking higher education business models: Steps toward a disruptive innovation approach to understanding and improving higher education outcomes
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
What can we learn from law school? Legal education reflects issues found in all of higher education
The economic value of opportunity youth
Prison vs. Princeton
Student debt and the class of 2010
Different approaches to dual enrollment: Understanding program features and their implications
Up for grabs: The gains and prospects of first- and second generation young adults
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
Completing the mission: A pilot study of veteran students' progress toward degree attainment in the post 9/11 era
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
Hidalgo early college district toolkit
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Testing the impact of Higher Achievement's year-round out-of-school time program on academic outcomes
Cohort default rates in context
Gains and gaps: Changing inequality in U.S. college entry and completion
Challenging success: Can college degree completion be increased as states cut budgets?
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
The college completion agenda: 2011 progress report
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Easing the transition from combat to classroom: Preserving America's investment in higher education for military veterans through institutional assessment
2011 Year in review: Global changes in tuition fee policies and student assistance
College hopes and worries survey
2012 State of the state addresses: Governors' top education issues
The cruel divide: How California's education finance system shortchanges its poorest school districts
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
It's a matter of time: Low-income students and community colleges
The College Keys Compact: Getting into college: Postsecondary academic undermatch
How America pays for college 2012
NASSGAP - National Association of State Student Grant & Aid Programs: State data quick check
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
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
Overcoming the poverty challenge to enable college and career readiness for all: The crucial role of student supports
Lifting Latinos up by their 'rootstraps': Moving beyond trauma through a healing-informed framework for Latino boys and men
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
What works for Latino student success in higher education: 2012 Compendium, profiles of selected programs
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Staying in school: A proposal to raise high school graduation rates
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Four Cornerstones of Financial Literacy Curriculum
A scan of our changing environment, 2004 - 2005
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Repayment glossary
Scholarship guide
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
How much debt is too much? Definting benchmarks for manageable student debt
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Percent receiving federal financial aid and average amount per recipient
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Persistence and attainment of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: After three years
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Student debt and the class of 2006
Trends in student aid 2007
Student loans and public accountability
Best Business Schools
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Community college fast facts
Parent primer on career exploration
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Achievement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Facts about college access and affordability
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Condition of education 2008
Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
Early intervention program and college partnerships
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Indiana college access funding organizations
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Transitions -- Educational pathways: Some key concepts
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
Loan forgiveness for public service employees
Strategies to empower low-income and minority students in gaining admission to and paying for college
Institutional transfer and the management of risk in higher education
The 2008 amendments to the Higher Education Act: Are we on the right track?
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
In pursuit of post-secondary education: Whether and when to go on
Moving beyond access: College success for low-income, first generation students
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
The public realities of private student loans
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
How much are college students borrowing?
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
A clear and present danger to institutional and student success: A training model for embedding student loan default aversion within strategic enrollment management
The nation's report card: 2007 At a glance
Federal student aid's oversight and monitoring of guaranty agencies, lenders, and servicers needs improvement
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Targeting of student aid programs according to financial need
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Official cohort default rates for schools
Comparative indicators of education in the United States and other G-8 countries: 2009
The economic impact of the achievement gap in America's schools
Creating a high school culture of college-going: The case of Washington State Achievers
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation rates, 2000 and 2003 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2006
Science bound program (for Indianapolis public school students)
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Ensuring college success: Scaffolding experiences for students and faculty in an early college high school
English-Spanish glossary of student financial aid and postsecondary education
The Condition of Latinos in education: 2008 Factbook
Trends in student aid 2008
Frequently asked questions regarding public service loan forgiveness
Loan forgivness for public service employees
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
The debt explosion among college graduates
It's not what you tell them, it's what they hear: College access marketing in your community
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Frequently asked questions about college costs
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Measuring up internationally: Developing skills and knowledge for the global economy
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Building learning communities: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration and Kingsborough community college
Keeping America's promise: A report on the future of the community college
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Better outcomes for low-income youth and adults: Lessons from MetLife foundation awards
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Promoting college access and success: A review of credit-based transition programs
Trends in student aid 2006
Reclaiming the American dream
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
The college ladder: Linking secondary and postsecondary education for success for all students
Stepping stones to a degree: The impact of enrollment pathways and milestones on older community college student outcomes
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Exploring relationships between student engagement and student outcomes in community colleges: Report on validation research
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
High hopes, big debts
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
State of college admission 2007
Unintended consequences of tuition discounting
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
An assessment of recent proposals to improve the Montgomery GI bill
Update to state dual enrollment policies: Addressing access and quality
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Postsecondary education opportunity
Bridging the gap: Academic preparation and postsecondary success of first generation students
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
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
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Contending with financial inequality
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Mississippi's mandate: How investment in education pays off in Mississippi
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
High school academic preparation and postsecondary progress
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Trends in college pricing 2003
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
Collision course: Rising college costs threaten America’s future and require shared solutions
Building a career pathways system: Promising practices in community college-centered workforce development
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
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
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution