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Author(s):Collins, C., and Lenard, M
Title:SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Organization:Southern Regional Education Board
Short Description:SREB’s Challenge to Lead Goals for Education recognize Advanced Placement (AP) courses and the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum as specific ways that states can engage high school students in more advanced course work.
Annotation:SREB states lead the nation in student participation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate programs. In fact, participation in these challenging high school programs is growing. SREB’s Challenge to Lead Goals for Education recognize Advanced Placement (AP) courses and the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum as specific ways that states can engage high school students in more advanced course work. The Challenge to Lead goals call for all states to ensure that students’ enrollment and “passing” rates in AP and IB courses exceed national averages.
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Earning College Credit in High School: Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement
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Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness
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Finding the right college for you
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Trends in college pricing 2006
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Project on student debt: State by state data
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
National and state data
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Digest of Education Statistics
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
College: Making It Happen
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Community college fast facts
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
2007 Kids Count Data Book
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Student Debt and the Class of 2010, November 2011
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Schools, Skills, and Synapses
Fulfilling the Commitment: Recommendations for Reforming Federal Student Aid
Trends in college pricing 2008
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Peace Corps: Programs for graduate students
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
School funding's tragic flaw
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Economic state of young America
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Middle-class schools for all