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Author(s):College Board
Title:Advanced placement report to the nation: 2007
Organization:College Board
Short Description:This Report uses a combination of state, national, and AP Program data to provide each U.S. state with context for celebrating its successes, understanding its unique challenges, and setting meaningful and data-driven goals to prepare more students for college success.
Annotation:This Report uses a combination of state, national, and AP Program data to provide each U.S. state with context for celebrating its successes, understanding its unique challenges, and setting meaningful and data-driven goals to prepare more students for college success. Part I of the report comprises three powerful themes that appear once each state's AP participation and performance data is situated within the context of its own racial/ethnic demographics and population size. Part II of the report uses data from all schools participating in AP, public and nonpublic, to identify the most successful AP classrooms in the nation currently, and to provide overall participation and performance information for each of the AP subject areas.
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Earning College Credit in High School: Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement
High School
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Preparation/College Readiness
State-Level Information

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After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
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California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Educational equity center at AED
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for twelve states
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Indicators of opportunity in higher education
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Education pays 2004: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
State data systems and privacy concerns: Strategies for balancing public interests
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Mentoring high-school Latino students: Realism versus false hope
Overcoming obstacles to preparing for college: Perspectives from a rural Upward Bound program
Postsecondary education opportunity
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
The impact of demographic changes on higher education
The promise and practice of prison programming
Trends in college pricing 2005
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Best Business Schools
Using socioeconomic diversity to improve school outcomes
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
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
Trends in student aid 2009
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
One in 100: Behind Bars in America 2008
What is Known About the Impact of Financial Aid? Implications for Policy
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
State higher education finance: 2007
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Peace Corps: Programs for graduate students
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Middle-class schools for all
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Reaching higher with accountability (working paper)