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Author(s):Mortenson, T
Title:College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Organization:Postsecondary Education Opportunity
Short Description:This presentation provides information on financial aid, graduation rates, and degree attainment by income, as well as pell grant shares and international comparisons.
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Achievement Gap
Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
African Americans
American Indians/Alaska Natives
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
High School Graduation
Low-Income Students
Need-based Aid
Pell Grants

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Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
No merit in these scholarships
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Just and efficient college finance
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
National college access network
National Pathways to College Network
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Lumina Foundation for Education
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Trends in student aid 2005
College is possible
NCHEMS information center
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
The tribal college journal
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Talent Development Middle Schools
Talent Development High Schools
College costs estimator service
Puente Project
Academic pathways to access and student success
Bridges to success
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
NSLDS student access: National sudent loan data system
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Indiana family college savings program
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Improving math performance
Community college fast facts
The family: America's smallest school
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
College Board scholarship search
Pacific Northwest scholarship guide - online
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Best Business Schools
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Opening Doors project publications
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Schools, Skills, and Synapses
Apply to Succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
2010 Tuition Fees and Financial Aid Report
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Federal education budget project
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Career Voyages
College For Every Student
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Explaining financial aid
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Breaking through: Factsheet
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Middle-class schools for all
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Hispanic College Fund
Indian Health Service Scholarship
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Student Debt and the Class of 2010, November 2011
Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
How much are college students borrowing?
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Engaging Faculty and Staff: An Imperative for Fostering Retention, Advising, and Smart Borrowing
Immigration debate resources
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
2005-06 Academic Progress Rate (APR) data for NCAA schools
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2007-2008
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
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?
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
Student loan forgiveness programs
What every student should know about financial aid
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Adventures in education: For parents
Parent primer on career exploration
The Kalamazoo Promise
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Using socioeconomic diversity to improve school outcomes
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Trends in student aid 2007
Student debt and the class of 2006
George Washington University Heath Resource Center: Online clearning house on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Financing graduate education: A guide for prospective students
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
Federal financial aid
Mapping your future
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Project on student debt.org
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Do merit scholarships promote college access? Evidence from two states
Trip to college
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Prep for prep
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
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
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Changes in Pell grant utilization at Indiana Title IV institutions from 1992 to 2003
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
The role of student loans in college access
Trends in college pricing 2003
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Foster youth: Funding for college
Postsecondary education opportunity: Indiana state reports
Rural education at a glance
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Access to the most selective private colleges by high-ability, low-income students: Are they out there?
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
USA Funds
Indiana dollars for scholars
Reaching out to diverse populations: What can schools do to foster family-school connections?