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Author(s):Frehill, L., Di Fabio, N., and Hill, S
Title:Confronting the "new" American dilemma: Underrepresented minorities in engineering: A data-based look at diversity (Executive Summary)
Organization:National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering
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Annotation:The relative absence of African Americans, American Indians, and Latinos in STEM study and careers, and the requirement to reverse this situation to better compete globally, is referred to in this publcation as “the ‘New’ American Dilemma. This report examines the importance of increasing minority participation in STEM careers, describes trends in enrollment and educational attainment among this population, and identifies barriers to educational success for this population.
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Achievement Gap
African Americans
American Indians/Alaska Natives
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Initiatives
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development

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Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
National College Access Program Directory
American Indian college fund
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Financial aid for Native American students
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
College access: From the inside out
National Urban League Scholarships
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
The effects of merit-based financial aid on course enrollment, withdrawal, and completion in college
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Economic diversity on campus