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Author(s):St. John, E., Musoba, G., Chung, A
Title:A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
Organization:Lumina Foundation for Education
Short Description:This study traces the 1999 cohort of Twenty-first Century Scholars. Findings include a modest increase in attainment of two-year degrees, compared with similar low-income students who did not participate in the program.
Annotation:This study traces the 1999 cohort of Twenty-first Century Scholars. Findings include a modest increase in attainment of two-year degrees, compared with similar low-income students who did not participate in the program. The program leads to higher college enrollment and has modest influence on persistence and graduation.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
Low-Income Students
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Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
TRIO Programs
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Academic pathways to access and student success
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Educational equity center at AED
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
Education pays 2006
Trends in college pricing 2006
Reclaiming the American dream
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
NDSFA: Fundamental assumptions and aims underlying the principles of federal financial aid to students
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Talent Development Middle Schools
Miles to go: Louisiana
The debt explosion among college graduates
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
Student loan forgiveness programs
Racial transformation and the changing nature of segregation
Children at risk: Consequences for school readiness and beyond
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
What every student should know about financial aid
Teaching and learning across the class divide
Finding the right college for you
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
The context of "choice" in college pathways
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Indiana Mid-America Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel (I-MAEOPP)
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
College Access: Indiana
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Condition of education 2007
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Community college fast facts
Afterschool programs as an oasis of hope for black parents in four cities
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Indiana Higher Education Opportunity Data Book
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Toward a national workforce education and training policy
Supporting English language acquisition: Opportunities for foundations to strengthen the social and economic well-being of immigrant families
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
Setting the record straight: How trendy approaches to college access might or might not be helping low-income students
Technical Minority Scholarship Program
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Hispanic College Fund
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
College For Every Student
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
American Indian Scholarships
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
The Sallie Mae Fund
Teacher credentials and student achievement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Center for native education
Transitioning out of high school: A quick stats fact sheet
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Breaking through: Factsheet
Consortium on Chicago school research at the University of Chicago
Middle-class schools for all
Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
What We Must Do To Create a System That Prepares Students for College Success
Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
How much are college students borrowing?
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Trends in college pricing 2009
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Federal Student Aid's Oversight and Monitoring of Guaranty Agencies, Lenders, and Servicers Needs Improvement
Schools, Skills, and Synapses