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Author(s):Gasbarra, P. and Johnson, J
Title:Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Source:http://www.publicagenda.org/research/pdfs/outbe...
Date:2008
Organization:Public Agenda
Short Description:For this project, Public Agenda interviewed 19 Hispanic leaders from business, government, technology, community and advocacy fields to develop insight into ways that Hispanic students could be better prepared and encouraged to enter STEM fields.
Annotation:For this project, Public Agenda interviewed 19 Hispanic leaders from business, government, technology, community and advocacy fields to develop insight into ways that Hispanic students could be better prepared and encouraged to enter STEM fields. Nearly all of the interviewees said that when it comes to Hispanic and Latino students, the educational pipeline is all but broken, and suggestions to improve the education pipeline were provided.
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College Access
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Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
High School
Latinos/Hispanics
Low-Income Students
Minority/Race/Ethnicity
Preparation/College Readiness
School Reform
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Initiatives
Teaching/Teacher Quality
Undocumented Immigrant/Immigrant/Migrant Students

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Transitional jobs for ex-prisoners: Early impacts from a random assignment evaluation of the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) Prisoner Reentry Program
Low-income students and college success: More than money
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Orphan Foundation of America
Academic competitiveness grant
Busting the myth that poor, urban schools can't succeed
Top 25 colleges for Latinos
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
The Kalamazoo Promise
Best practices: TRIO student support programs & Upward Bound
Gates Millennium Scholars Scholarships
Hispanic College Fund
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
Lloyd M. Johnson, Jr. Scholarship Program
Federal education budget project
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Finding the right college for you
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Unmasking the effects of student engagement on college grades and persistence
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Who goes to college? High school context, academic preparation, the college choice process, and college attendance
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education: A two-tiered education system
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Institutional graduation rate for 1985 entering cohorts
ScholarShop
Reforms that could help narrow the achievement gap
Expanding access and opportunity: The impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Helping children move from bad schools to good ones
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Access to the most selective private colleges by high-ability, low-income students: Are they out there?
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Education pays update 2005
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Serving adult learners in higher education: Principles of effectiveness
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Economic diversity on campus
Voices in urban education
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
National Urban League Scholarships
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Accelerated learning options: A promising strategy for states
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
Peak experiences
Teens and technology: Youth are leading the transition to a fully wired and mobile nation
The art of student retention
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Pathways to improving practice: How can pre-college outreach programs work with schools
Focus on families: How to build and support family-centered practices after school
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Estimating the Social Value of Higher Education: Willingness to Pay for Community and Technical Colleges
What does a college degree cost? Comparing approaches to measuring "cost per degree"
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
Rewriting the Rules of the Game: State Funding, Accountability, and Autonomy in Public Higher Education
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens