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Author(s):Florida Department of Education
Title:Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Organization:Florida Department of Education
Short Description:This study offers some suggestions for high school institutions to give low-income students a better opportunity of going to college.
Annotation:This study offers some suggestions for high school institutions to give low-income students a better opportunity of going to college. This study also identifies the achievement gap for students from low-income families, and the need for students to receive a postsecondary education.
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Achievement Gap
Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
High School
Institutional Improvement
Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development
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Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Taxing matters
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Puente Project
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
Institutional graduation rate for 1985 entering cohorts
Academic pathways to access and student success
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Funding education beyond high school
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
National college access network
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
National Urban League Scholarships
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Voices in urban education
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Peak experiences
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Prep for prep
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
College For Every Student
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Middle-class schools for all
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Digest of Education Statistics
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Returning to our roots: Student access
Immigration debate resources
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Guide to colleges for mothers
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Student debt and the class of 2006
Project on student debt: State by state data
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Financial aid in theory and practice
2010 Tuition Fees and Financial Aid Report
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Trends in student aid 2009
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education