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Author(s):Indiana Chamber of Commerce
Title:Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Organization:Indiana Chamber of Commerce
Short Description:This Performance Report is intended to supplement important efforts that are already underway in Indiana. It gauges the ability of the state’s education providers to address the long-term workforce needs of the state.
Annotation:This Performance Report is intended to supplement important efforts that are already underway in Indiana. It gauges the ability of the state’s education providers to address the long-term workforce needs of the state. It focuses largely on education and training at levels below the baccalaureate – and the large number of adults who are left behind and under-prepared for work in this new economic environment.
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Adult Students
Career Development
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
English Language Learners/LEP/ESL
Female Students
Low-Income Students
Male Students
Non-traditional Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Remediation/Developmental Education
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development
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The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Middle-class schools for all
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Trends in college pricing 2008
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Fulfilling the Commitment: Recommendations for Reforming Federal Student Aid
Engaging Faculty and Staff: An Imperative for Fostering Retention, Advising, and Smart Borrowing
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
States in the Driver's Seat
Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
How much are college students borrowing?
An Overview of Tax Benefits for Higher Education Expenses
Drowning in debt: The emerging student loan crisis
2010 Tuition Fees and Financial Aid Report
State higher education finance: 2007
School funding's tragic flaw
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Federal education budget project
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
A college access contract
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Community college fast facts
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Orphan Foundation of America
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
National and state data
2007 Kids Count Data Book
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
George Washington University Heath Resource Center: Online clearning house on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Guide to colleges for mothers
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
2005-06 Academic Progress Rate (APR) data for NCAA schools
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Jonathan Kozol interview transcript: Source material for "Segregation and its Calamitous Effects, America's "Apartheid" Schools"
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
School and parent interaction by household language and poverty status: 2002–03
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Do grants matter?
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Our impoverished view of education reform
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
National Pathways to College Network
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Myths and realities for undocumented students attending U.S. colleges and universities
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Knowledge is power program
The state of college affordability in Indiana
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Academic pathways to access and student success
The growing gap between reality and policy in opportunity in for higher education
The art of student retention
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Taxing matters
American Indian higher education consortium
Talent Development Middle Schools
Talent Development High Schools
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Reclaiming the American dream
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Trends in college pricing 2006
Task force on college access for students from low-income backgrounds
Educational equity center at AED
College access: From the inside out
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Admission possible
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
American student achievement institute
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
Lumina Foundation focus: Barrier busters: Community colleges and their students embrace challenges
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
National association of street schools
State higher education finance: FY 2003
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Public attitudes on higher education
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
The social prerequisites of success: Can college structure reduce the need for social know-how
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Reaching out to diverse populations: What can schools do to foster family-school connections?
College is possible
Understanding and working with students and adults from poverty
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
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
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
National Urban League Scholarships
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
Socioeconomic school integration, Race, class, and integration: Gaining new insights
Ethnic Minority and Women's Enhancement Postgraduate Scholarship for careers in athletics
Developing your vision while attending college
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
The family: America's smallest school
Student debt and the class of 2006
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Academic competitiveness grant
Indiana Association for the Gifted Scholarship
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
White students are racially isolated
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Back to College (Back2College)
Dollars for degrees: Financial aid and its impact on post-secondary degree completion in Texas
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Economic Returns to Education: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and Where We Are Going – Some Brief Pointers
Unauthorized Alien Students, Higher Education, and In-State Tuition Rates: A Legal Analysis
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Federal student aid formula: Cost-of-living adjustment could increase aid to a small percentage of students in high-cost areas but could also further complicate aid process
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
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