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Author(s):Pathways to College Network
Title:College access and success state data
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Short Description:This site provides state-specific data and resources for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia in areas related to postsecondary access and success.
Annotation:This site provides state-specific data and resources for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia in areas related to postsecondary access and success. Information provided for each state includes demographics, youth well-being, K-12 and college preparation, access and participation, financial aid and affordability, and higher education, retention, transfer, and success. Resources related to state policy data, state agencies and organizations, and state reports and publications are also provided.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Elementary School
Financial Aid
High School
Middle School
P-16 (Pre K - Grade 16) Alignment and Initiatives
Preparation/College Readiness
State-Level Information
Student Success

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Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Education Trust, Inc
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
GI bill education benefits
Merit aid and college access
The scholarship page
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
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
The impact of information and student aid on persistence: A review of research and discussion of experiments
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
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
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
National College Access Program Directory
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
How do financial aid policies affect colleges? The institutional impact of the Georgia HOPE scholarship
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Princeton Review scholarship search
Top 25 colleges for Latinos
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
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Graduation rate watch: Making minority student success a priority
Consider college now! A handbook for students in middle school and junior high school
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Indiana college access funding organizations
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Modeling Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): Campus practices that work for Latino students
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Apply to Succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
State higher education finance: 2007
NASFAA's cash for college
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
College: Making It Happen
Developing your vision while attending college
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
How do I pay for college?
Finding the right college for you
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Returning to our roots: Student access
College access and tax credits
Tips for finding a college match: Characteristics your child should consider
Student loans and public accountability
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
Knocking at the college door: California state report
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
Starfish Initiative
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
College Board scholarship search
Access to success initiative
Trends in student aid 2007
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools