Home Home
Annotated Bibliography

Author(s):State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)
Title:Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Source:http://www.sheeo.org/federal/SHEEO%20Letter%20t...
Date:2008
Organization:State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)
Short Description:This open letter to the 2008 presidential candidates outlines the importance of higher education, examines the status of the U.S. higher education system compared to the rest of the world, and proposes a goal of producing at least one million more degree or certficate holders each year.
Annotation:This open letter to the 2008 presidential candidates outlines the importance of higher education, examines the status of the U.S. higher education system compared to the rest of the world, and proposes a goal of producing at least one million more degree or certficate holders each year. The paper asserts that the fastest, most effective way to generate one million more degrees per year is to focus policies and resources on the students who are not now succeeding in our colleges and universities. These students generally are low-income, first-generation, and/or working adults of all ethnic groups. Because of their low rates of participation and success, low-income college students are much less likely to earn a college degree than similarly qualified higher-income students.
Link: View Full Text

Print Bibliography: HyperLink 

Is this item's link broken? Report Broken Link

Associated Keywords:
Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
Documents
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Financial Aid
First Generation College Students
International Perspectives
Low-Income Students
Minority/Race/Ethnicity
National Perspectives
Participation
Policy
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development

Similar Items:
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
Income of U.S. workforce projected to decline if education doesn't improve
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Reaching higher college completion (working paper)
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
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
Economic mobility project
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Economic state of young America
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
Early intervention programs: Opening the doors to higher education
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Opportunity in America: The role of education
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Educational needs index
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
American higher education: How does it measure up for the twenty-first century
State higher education finance: FY 2004
First generation college students: A literature review
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Getting What We Pay For: State Community College Strategies that Low-Income, Lower-Skilled Students
Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Helping low-wage workers persist in education programs
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Access to success initiative
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Opening the door to the American Dream: Increasing higher education access and success for immigrants
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Education pays 2006
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Closing the gaps by 2015: The Texas higher education plan
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
In state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education.
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Adult learning in focus: Individual state profiles and downloadable data
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Achivement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states experiences
Orphan Foundation of America
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Willing and Able, But Not Eligible
Tuition equity legislation: Investing in Colorado high school graduates through equal opportunity to postsecondary education
Squeeze play 2009: The public's view on college costs today
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
State higher education finance: 2007
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
New England Journal of Higher Education
McNair scholar handbook
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Building a culture of evidence for community college student success: Early progress in the Achieving the Dream initiative
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
The state of college affordability in Indiana
NCHEMS information center
Measuring up 2006
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Addressing the needs of adult learners
Returning to our roots: Student access
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Qualified teachers for at-risk schools: A national imperative
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Moving on: State policies to address academic brain drain in the South
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
Center for Student Opportunity
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
The (un)changing face of the Ivy League
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Gender gap grows
Taxing matters
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Education pays update 2005
Locked up and locked out: An educational perspective on the U.S. prison pipeline
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Project Complete
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
Condition of education 2008
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Center for Law and Social Policy
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
College access and success state data
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
SREB Factbook on higher education
Completing College: Assessing Graduation Rates at Four Year Colleges
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Fulfilling the Commitment: Recommendations for Reforming Federal Student Aid
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Who graduates in California?
Academic competitiveness grant
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Strategic directions in Indiana education
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Breaking through: Factsheet
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Do grants matter?
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Missed opportunities: A new look at disadvantaged college aspirants
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Lumina Foundation for Education
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
Our impoverished view of education reform
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
How do pre-collegiate outreach programs impact college-going among underrepresented students
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
High school guidance counselors: Facilitators or preemptors of social stratification in education
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Improving academic achievement in urban districts: What state policymakers can do
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Urban school reform: Achievement and school climate outcomes for the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP)
American Indian higher education consortium
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Every child, every promise: Turning failure into action
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Academic pathways to college: Policies and practices of the fifty states to reach underserved students
College access: From the inside out
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
National Urban League Scholarships
Catching the Dream
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
New faces, old patterns: Segregation in the multiracial south
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Costs, prices, and affordability
Ladders of learning: Fighting fade-out by advancing pK-3 alignment
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Opening Doors project publications
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Student African American Brotherhood
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
National and state data
Indiana Higher Education Opportunity Data Book
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Washington: Key Education Facts and Figures
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Documenting the shift to merit
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Cal-SOAP
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
Postsecondary education opportunity
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Public attitudes on higher education
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
States in the Driver's Seat
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
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
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and other think about controlling college costs
Engaging Faculty and Staff: An Imperative for Fostering Retention, Advising, and Smart Borrowing
An Overview of Tax Benefits for Higher Education Expenses
Trends in college pricing 2008
Schools, Skills, and Synapses
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
On ramp to college: A state policymaker's guide to dual enrollment
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
A college access contract
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Top 25 colleges for Latinos
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
A Better Chance.org
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Manchester College: Fast forward program
The future of public education in New Orleans
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
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
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Myths and realities for undocumented students attending U.S. colleges and universities
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
National college access network
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
State of college admission 2006
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
Grappling with the access problem
Project on student debt.org
Merit aid and college access
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Student debt and the class of 2006
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Condition of education 2007
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
College access and tax credits
African American students and U.S. high schools
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
A new way on school integration
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
The debt explosion among college graduates
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Education watch online
Trends in college pricing 2006
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Miles to go: Louisiana
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Kids Count state-level data online
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achivement
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Digest of Education Statistics
Developing your vision while attending college
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Student loans and public accountability
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
The Breakthrough High School project
Higher education accountability for student learning
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Colorado Reports
California: State accountability report card 2005-06
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
2005-2006 Alabama Board of Education report card: A state summary
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
The art of student retention
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
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
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Education Trust, Inc
Foundation for excellent schools
Early financial aid commitment: Response to Indiana's education roundtable
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
National Pathways to College Network
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
African American achievement in America
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
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
State higher education finance: FY 2003
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Financing higher education
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
State merit scholarship programs and racial inequality
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Middle-class schools for all
Cities in crisis: A special analytic report on high school graduation
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Education Finance Council
Federal Aid First
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
The Sallie Mae Fund
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
2008-09 EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Community college fast facts
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
What is Known About the Impact of Financial Aid? Implications for Policy
Trends in student aid 2008
NASFAA's cash for college
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
How much are college students borrowing?
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
2010 Tuition Fees and Financial Aid Report
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
Promoting Full-Time Attendance Among Adults in Community College
Unauthorized Alien Students, Higher Education, and In-State Tuition Rates: A Legal Analysis
Economic Returns to Education: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and Where We Are Going – Some Brief Pointers
What We Must Do To Create a System That Prepares Students for College Success
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Trends in college pricing 2009
Financial aid in theory and practice
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Estimating the Social Value of Higher Education: Willingness to Pay for Community and Technical Colleges
Flexible learning options for adult students
Rewriting the Rules of the Game: State Funding, Accountability, and Autonomy in Public Higher Education
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
Hispanic College Fund
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
IBRinfo.org
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
The role of student loans in college access
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
No merit in these scholarships
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Latino achievement in America
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
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
American student achievement institute
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
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
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
Beating the odds: A city-by-city analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments
CPS: A leader in AP growth
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
The federal government and the student aid partnership
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Contending with financial inequality
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
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Immigration debate resources
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Student loan forgiveness programs
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
The UW-Madison sixth annual plan 2008 campus forum
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Charter high schools: Closing the achievement gap
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
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Questbridge
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
National College Access Program Directory
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Latinos in graduate education
Latinos in undergraduate education
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Frequently asked questions about college costs
What every student should know about financial aid
Generation broke: The growth of debt among young Americans
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
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)
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
College Access: Indiana
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Using EXPLORE® and PLAN® Data to Evaluate GEAR UP Programs
Low income student scholarships
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Project on student debt: State by state data
Trends in student aid 2007
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Learning in a new key
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
NIH loan repayment programs
Reclaiming the American dream
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
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
The growing gap between reality and policy in opportunity in for higher education
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
College is possible
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Primary progress, secondary challenge
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Funding education beyond high school
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
National association of street schools
Puente Project
Indiana dollars for scholars
Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education
Achievement in America
Foster youth: Funding for college
Postsecondary education opportunity: Indiana state reports
Rural education at a glance
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
TRIO Programs
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Crisis at the core: Preparing all students for college and work
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Facts about college access and affordability
White students are racially isolated
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Grants for Individuals: Minorities
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Best Business Schools
Starfish Initiative
Center for native education
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Federal education budget project
Kids2College
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Peace Corps: Programs for graduate students
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
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
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Apply to Succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Student Debt and the Class of 2010, November 2011
Unauthorized Alien Students: Issues and “DREAM Act” Legislation
Student debt and the class of 2008
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
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 feasibility of streamlining aid for college through the tax system
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
College Board scholarship search
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
The Kalamazoo Promise
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
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
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
American Indian Scholarships
Scholarships for American Indians
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
How the borrowing process works
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Trends in college pricing 2003
Just and efficient college finance
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
College students working: The choice nexus
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults
Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Bridges to success
Knowledge is power program
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Academic pathways to access and student success
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Lumina Foundation focus
The Navigator
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Trends in college pricing 2005
Trends in student aid 2005
CollegeCosts.info
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Early commitment financial aid programs
Understanding and working with students and adults from poverty
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Unintended consequences of tuition discounting
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
National Center for College Costs
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Educational equity center at AED
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
National association of state approving agencies
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Improving math performance
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Teacher credentials and student achivement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Using socioeconomic diversity to improve school outcomes
Purdue opportunity awards program
2005-06 Academic Progress Rate (APR) data for NCAA schools
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
Finding the right college for you
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
The Student Guide
Helping Teens Succeed
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Indiana Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (I-MAEOPP)
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Economic diversity on campus
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Credit card ownership and behavior among traditional-age undergraduates, 2003-04
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
American Indian Education Foundation: Tools for success scholarship handbook
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
High hopes, big debts
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students