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Author(s):Education Trust
Title:Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2004
Organization:Education Trust
Short Description:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Alabama 2003-04.
Annotation:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Alabama 2003-04. Indicators include: K-12 demographics, K-12 achievement, K-12 coursetaking, college participation, college affordability, and college completion.
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Achievement Gap
Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
African Americans
American Indians/Alaska Natives
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
High School Graduation
State-Level Information
Student Success
Students with Disabilities/ Special Needs Students
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
The growing gap between reality and policy in opportunity in for higher education
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
National Center for College Costs
Educational equity center at AED
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Voices in urban education
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Middle school practices improve student achievement in high poverty schools
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Center for Law and Social Policy
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Hispanic College Fund
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
Engaging Faculty and Staff: An Imperative for Fostering Retention, Advising, and Smart Borrowing
One in 100: Behind Bars in America 2008
Flexible learning options for adult students
Trends in college pricing 2008
Trends in student aid 2008
Economic state of young America
State higher education finance: 2007
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Getting ahead or losing ground: Economic mobility in America
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
2008-09 EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Improving math performance
National and state data
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Project on student debt: State by state data
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high 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
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Helping Teens Succeed
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Choosing Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A closer look at Latino students college choices
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
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