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Author(s):Southern Regional Education Board
Title:Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Source:http://www.inpathways.net/AlabamaFeaturedFacts.pdf
Date:2007
Organization:Alabama Department of Education
Short Description:This report highlights key points from the Southern Regional Education Board's (SREB) Fact Book.
Annotation:This report highlights key points from the Southern Regional Education Board's (SREB) Fact Book. This report draws comparisons between Alabama and the region and nation.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
African Americans
American Indians/Alaska Natives
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
Demographics
Documents
Earnings
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Enrollment
Financial Aid
Latinos/Hispanics
Low-Income Students
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Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Trends in student aid 2005
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Myths and realities for undocumented students attending U.S. colleges and universities
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Latino achievement in America
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
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
The Benwood plan: A lesson in comprehensive teacher reform
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
NASFAA's cash for college
Trends in student aid 2008
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
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
Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Scholarship Gateway
Truman D. Picard Scholarship
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
An Overview of Tax Benefits for Higher Education Expenses
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
How much are college students borrowing?
Financial aid in theory and practice
Trends in college pricing 2009
Promoting Full-Time Attendance Among Adults in Community College
Student Debt and the Class of 2010, November 2011
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and other think about controlling college costs
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Indian Health Service Scholarship
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Student debt and the class of 2007
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
Foster youth: Funding for college
Rural education at a glance
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financing higher education
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Our impoverished view of education reform
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
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Indiana dollars for scholars
National college access network
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
Education Trust, Inc
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Just and efficient college finance
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
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
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
No merit in these scholarships
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Student debt levels continue to rise: Stafford indebtedness: 1999 update
Do merit scholarships promote college access? Evidence from two states
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
National Center for College Costs
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Building strong families 2004
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Student loan forgiveness programs
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
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Merit aid and college access
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Contending with financial inequality
College Board Calculators
The challenge of scaling up educational reform: Findings and lesson from First Things First
Primary progress, secondary challenge
American student achievement institute
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Grappling with the access problem
Why segregation matters: Poverty and educational inequality
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
CPS: A leader in AP growth
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
The growing gap between reality and policy in opportunity in for higher education
College Access: Indiana
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Helping Teens Succeed
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
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)
A multi-institution analysis of the effects of campus-based financial aid on student persistence at public four-year institutions
How outreach programs are implemented affects student achivement
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
What every student should know about financial aid
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Thinking outside the box: Policy strategies for readiness, access, and success
Going2College.org
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
2008-09 EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide
IBRinfo.org
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
2007 Guide to applying for financial aid and scholarships
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Higher education accountability for student learning
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools