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Author(s):National Education Association
Title:College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Organization:National Education Association
Short Description:This issue of Trends in Urban Education examines academic factors related to postsecondary preparation and success for young people, models for high school remediation, and the impact of teacher shortages.
Annotation:This issue of Trends in Urban Education examines academic factors related to postsecondary preparation and success for young people, models for high school remediation, and the impact of teacher shortages. Social and economic factors influencing student college access and success are also addressed.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
High School
Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Remediation/Developmental Education

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Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Financing higher education
State higher education finance: FY 2003
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Postsecondary education opportunity: Indiana state reports
Access to the most selective private colleges by high-ability, low-income students: Are they out there?
Education pays update 2005
College is possible
Postsecondary education opportunity
Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Trends in college pricing 2006
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
American Indian higher education consortium
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
National football league high school website: Academics
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
State policies to bring adult learning into focus
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Strategic directions in Indiana education
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
College planning resource directory
Explaining financial aid
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
Top 25 colleges for Latinos
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
The Sallie Mae Fund
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Student loans and public accountability
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
2005-2006 Alabama Board of Education report card: A state summary
The High Schools Hispanics Attend: Size and Other Key Characteristics
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Mounting pressures facing the U.S. workforce and the increasing need for adult education and literacy
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Developing your vision while attending college
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
Trends in student aid 2008
Fulfilling the Commitment: Recommendations for Reforming Federal Student Aid
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
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
Student Debt and the Class of 2010, November 2011
States in the Driver's Seat
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
College Access Challenge Grants: Including Adult Learners, Strengthening Student Success
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE