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Author(s):Reindl, T
Title:Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Organization:Jobs for the Future
Short Description:The multi-year Making Opportunity Affordable initiative aims to provide research, tools, and support to help states and institutions transform how they deliver postsecondary education to serve more students without reducing quality.
Annotation:The multi-year Making Opportunity Affordable initiative aims to provide research, tools, and support to help states and institutions transform how they deliver postsecondary education to serve more students without reducing quality. By introducing more cost-effective approaches, states and their higher education systems can reinvest in access and quality improvements.
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Associated Keywords:
Achievement Gap
Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
National Perspectives
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development
State-Level Information
Student Success

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Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
The college and financial aid guide for: AB540 undocumented immigrant students
College access marketing campaigns: Influencing college-going behaviors of underrepresented students
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Digest of Education Statistics
Opening Doors project publications
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
College Access: Indiana
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
African American students and U.S. high schools
National and state data
Purdue opportunity awards program
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
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Best Business Schools
The future of public education in New Orleans
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
The funding gap 2007
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
2008-09 EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide
Academic competitiveness grant
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Student debt and the class of 2007
What is Known About the Impact of Financial Aid? Implications for Policy
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
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
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Student debt and the class of 2008
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Estimating the Social Value of Higher Education: Willingness to Pay for Community and Technical Colleges
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships