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Author(s):Education Trust
Title:Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Organization:Education Trust
Short Description:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Florida 2005-06.
Annotation:This report examines educational attainment and achievement in Florida 2005-06. Indicators include: K-12 demographics, K-12 achievement, K-12 coursetaking, college participation, college affordability, and college completion.
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Associated Keywords:
Achievement Gap
Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
African Americans
American Indians/Alaska Natives
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
Early/Middle College High Schools
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
High School Graduation
Low-Income Students
State-Level Information
Student Success
Teaching/Teacher Quality

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Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
State higher education finance: FY 2003
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Myths and realities for undocumented students attending U.S. colleges and universities
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
College is possible
Do grants matter?
A shared agenda: A leadership challenge to improve college access and success
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
National College Access Program Directory
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Educational equity center at AED
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Student loan forgiveness programs
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Puente Project
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Taxing matters
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
The state of college affordability in Indiana
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Academic pathways to access and student success
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
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Peak experiences
Building strong families 2004
Diversity, school, family, and community connections
Economic state of young America
Fixing No Child Left Behind
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
College For Every Student
Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Engaging Faculty and Staff: An Imperative for Fostering Retention, Advising, and Smart Borrowing
Student debt and the class of 2007
An Overview of Tax Benefits for Higher Education Expenses
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2010-11
Promoting Full-Time Attendance Among Adults in Community College
States in the Driver's Seat
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Seizing the Measurement Moment
2010 Tuition Fees and Financial Aid Report
College Access Challenge Grants: Including Adult Learners, Strengthening Student Success
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Squeeze play 2009: The public's view on college costs today
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Financial aid in theory and practice
Flexible learning options for adult students
One in 100: Behind Bars in America 2008
Law, Education, Social Services Scholarships
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Development Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships
Hispanic College Fund
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
State higher education finance: 2007
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Education and training for TANF recipients: Opportunities and challenges under the final rule
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Grants for students: What they do, why they work
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
National association of street schools
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
National Urban League Scholarships
Trends in college pricing 2006
American Indian college fund
The tribal college journal
Financial aid for Native American students
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
Improving lives through higher education: Campus programs and policies for low-income adults
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Early commitment financial aid programs
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
National college access network
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Best practice: Indiana University Bloomington groups program
Funding education beyond high school
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Is college right for your child?: How to weigh the pros and cons
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Opening Doors project publications
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Higher education accountability for student learning
Academic competitiveness grant
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
An overview of post-secondary support programs for former foster youth
Project on student debt: State by state data
2007 Kids Count Data Book
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years