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Author(s):Schneider, B.
Title:Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Organization:Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Short Description:This report provides an overview of the kinds of services and activities that are part of a "whole school" approach to creating a college-going community.
Annotation:This report provides an overview of the kinds of services and activities that are part of a "whole school" approach to creating a college-going community.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid
High School
Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness
School Reform
Student Success

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College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
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
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Who goes to college? High school context, academic preparation, the college choice process, and college attendance
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Early commitment financial aid programs
National college access network
Latino achievement in America
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Trends in student aid 2005
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Federal student aid formula: Cost-of-living adjustment could increase aid to a small percentage of students in high-cost areas but could also further complicate aid process
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Economic state of young America
Trends in student aid 2008
NASFAA's cash for college
Willing and Able, But Not Eligible
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Unauthorized Alien Students: Issues and “DREAM Act” Legislation
College Access Challenge Grants: Including Adult Learners, Strengthening Student Success
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Seizing the Measurement Moment
Student Debt and the Class of 2010, November 2011
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Back to College (Back2College)
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
State higher education finance: 2007
Fixing No Child Left Behind
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and other think about controlling college costs
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
Student aid and postsecondary tax preferences: Limited research exists on the effectiveness of tools to assist students and families through Title IV student aid and tax preferences
2006-2007 NASFAA financial aid night and counselor's materials
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Indiana dollars for scholars
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Crucial choices: How students financial decisions affect their academic success
Public attitudes on higher education
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
No merit in these scholarships
TRIO Programs
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
The debt explosion among college graduates
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
What every student should know about financial aid
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Trip to college
National football league high school website: Academics
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Education watch online
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Project GRAD
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
College preparation information from Peterson's Education Center
College Board Calculators
American student achievement institute
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Lumina Foundation focus
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
College For Every Student
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Economic mobility project
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Tips for parents with high school teens: Countdown to college
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Parent primer on career exploration
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Starfish Initiative
The funding gap (Spanish version)
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
College Board scholarship search
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Mission: Possible!
The Student Guide
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
How to apply for a scholarship: The money is there, but you have to ask for it
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Costs, prices, and affordability
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education