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Author(s):Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Title:Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Organization:Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Short Description:This working paper is a supplement to the Commission’s Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana adopted in June 2007. The working paper was prepared to elicit further discussion and define action items for moving forward with strategic directions on Indiana’s community college.
Annotation:This working paper is a supplement to the Commission’s Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana adopted in June 2007. The working paper was prepared to elicit further discussion and define action items for moving forward with strategic directions on Indiana’s community college. A companion piece to this document has been developed by Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana and is attached. Ivy Tech’s document expands and builds upon the direction set forth in the Commission’s Reaching Higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Working Paper.
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Adult Students
Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Financial Aid
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Remediation/Developmental Education
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development
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No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Developing your vision while attending college
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student debt and the class of 2006
Project on student debt: State by state data
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Adventures in education: For parents
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
A Better Chance.org
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
College Board scholarship search
The future of public education in New Orleans
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
The Breakthrough High School project
Higher education accountability for student learning
2005-2006 Alabama Board of Education report card: A state summary
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Colorado Reports
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Economic diversity on campus
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
What every student should know about financial aid
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achivement
Returning to our roots: Student access
Finding the right college for you
Cashing in on the GI bill
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Admission possible
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
College access: From the inside out
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
American Indian higher education consortium
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid volume II
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Lumina Foundation focus
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Puente Project
Section 529 state college savings programs
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Public attitudes on higher education
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
No merit in these scholarships
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Myths and realities for undocumented students attending U.S. colleges and universities
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
The social prerequisites of success: Can college structure reduce the need for social know-how
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Education Trust, Inc
Early commitment financial aid programs
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Trends in student aid 2005
College is possible
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
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
Just and efficient college finance
NASFAA's cash for college
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
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
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
How much are college students borrowing?
Trends in college pricing 2009
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Financial aid in theory and practice
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
Apply to Succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
What is Known About the Impact of Financial Aid? Implications for Policy
Panel presentation: More on affordability
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Seizing the Measurement Moment
Unauthorized Alien Students, Higher Education, and In-State Tuition Rates: A Legal Analysis
Student Debt and the Class of 2010, November 2011
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Federal Aid First
College planning resource directory
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Indiana college access funding organizations
Engaging Faculty and Staff: An Imperative for Fostering Retention, Advising, and Smart Borrowing
Rewriting the Rules of the Game: State Funding, Accountability, and Autonomy in Public Higher Education
Estimating the Social Value of Higher Education: Willingness to Pay for Community and Technical Colleges
Why Should State Government Invest in College Education? An Equilibrium Approach for th US in 2000
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
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
School funding's tragic flaw
The role of student loans in college access
Trends in college pricing 2003
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
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
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
National college access network
Trends in college pricing 2005
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
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
1992-93 Bachelor's degree recipients and their opinions about education in 2003
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
Indiana family college savings program
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Foundation for excellent schools
Bridges to success
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Do merit scholarships promote college access? Evidence from two states
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
The growing gap between reality and policy in opportunity in for higher education
State of college admission 2006
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
How do I pay for college?
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2007-2008
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Trip to college
Talent Development High Schools
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Generation broke: The growth of debt among young Americans
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
George Washington University Heath Resource Center: Online clearning house on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
National and state data
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Student loans and public accountability
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Parent primer on career exploration