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Author(s):Annie E. Casey Foundation
Title:Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Organization:Annie E. Casey Foundation
Short Description:This fact sheet offers a quick source for analysis and strategies related to issues of inequity surrounding education. It is part of a series of documents in the "Race Matters Toolkit" designed to help decision-makers, advocates, and elected officials get better results in their work by providing equitable opportunities for all.
Annotation:This fact sheet offers a quick source for analysis and strategies related to issues of inequity surrounding education. It is part of a series of documents in the "Race Matters Toolkit" designed to help decision-makers, advocates, and elected officials get better results in their work by providing equitable opportunities for all.
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African Americans
Elementary School
High School
Low-Income Students
Middle School
National Perspectives
Preparation/College Readiness

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Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Access to the most selective private colleges by high-ability, low-income students: Are they out there?
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Trends in postsecondary access and interventions needed
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Knowledge is power program
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Best practices: Resource for TRIO directors
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Student aid and university persistence - Does aid matter?
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Getting What We Pay For: State Community College Strategies that Low-Income, Lower-Skilled Students
Willing and Able, But Not Eligible
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures
Immigration debate resources
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
College Access: Indiana
Mission: Possible!
Teacher credentials and student achivement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
The Kalamazoo Promise