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Author(s):Frehill, L., and Di Fabio, N
Title:The status of African Americans in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Organization:National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
Short Description:This report focuses on the progress of African Americans in engineering and the importance of diversity in the United States educational system and workforce.
Annotation:This report focuses on the progress of African Americans in engineering and the importance of diversity in the United States educational system and workforce. Beginning with a brief historical overview of African Americans in the United States, the report demonstrates why the contribution of diversity is essential to science and engineering.
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African Americans
College Access
Earning College Credit in High School: Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Initiatives
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development

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Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Peak experiences
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and Corporate Scholarship Program
Immigration debate resources
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Student African American Brotherhood
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
The family: America's smallest school
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
A college access contract
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Adult learners in higher education: Barriers to success and strategies to improve results
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
2005-06 Academic Progress Rate (APR) data for NCAA schools
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Project Complete
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
What is Known About the Impact of Financial Aid? Implications for Policy
School funding's tragic flaw
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
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
2008-09 EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Building strong families 2004
Pathways to improving practice: Data-driven pre-college outreach programs
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Reclaiming the American dream
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Talent Development High Schools
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
National Urban League Scholarships
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Student loan forgiveness programs
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Reaching out to diverse populations: What can schools do to foster family-school connections?
Postsecondary education opportunity: Indiana state reports
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
College is possible
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Disconnected youth: Educational pathways to reconnection
TRIO Programs
Who goes to college? High school context, academic preparation, the college choice process, and college attendance
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Public attitudes on higher education
Indicators of opportunity in higher education
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
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
Engaging Faculty and Staff: An Imperative for Fostering Retention, Advising, and Smart Borrowing
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us