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Author(s):Education Trust
Title:Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Organization:Education Trust
Short Description:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Florida 2003-04.
Annotation:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Florida 2003-04. Indicators: K-12 demographics, K-12 achievement, K-12 coursetaking, college participation, college affordability, and college completion
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Associated Keywords:
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
Low-Income Students
State-Level Information
Student Success
Students with Disabilities/ Special Needs Students
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Using socioeconomic diversity to improve school outcomes
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Student debt and the class of 2006
Higher education accountability for student learning
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
State higher education finance: FY 2003
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Myths and realities for undocumented students attending U.S. colleges and universities
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
Do grants matter?
Peak experiences
Building strong families 2004
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
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
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
The state of college affordability in Indiana
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Academic pathways to access and student success
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
National Urban League Scholarships
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
College For Every Student
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
An Overview of Tax Benefits for Higher Education Expenses
Student debt and the class of 2007
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
States in the Driver's Seat
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
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
2010 Tuition Fees and Financial Aid Report
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Seizing the Measurement Moment
Promoting Full-Time Attendance Among Adults in Community College
College Access Challenge Grants: Including Adult Learners, Strengthening Student Success
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
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Fixing No Child Left Behind
One in 100: Behind Bars in America 2008
Flexible learning options for adult students
Trends in student aid 2008
Economic state of young America
State higher education finance: 2007
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Hispanic College Fund
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
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
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Financial aid for Native American students
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
National Center for College Costs
American Indian college fund
The tribal college journal
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Trends in college pricing 2006
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
National association of street schools
Puente Project
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Funding education beyond high school
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Documenting the shift to merit
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
College is possible
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
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
TRIO Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (MAEOPP)
Reaching out to diverse populations: What can schools do to foster family-school connections?
National college access network
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Project on student debt: State by state data
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
National and state data
2007 Kids Count Data Book
The family: America's smallest school
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Manchester College: Fast forward program
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
2008-09 EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Middle-class schools for all
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Opening Doors project publications
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families