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Author(s):Santiago, D
Title:Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Organization:Excelencia in Education
Short Description:Almost half of all Latino students in higher education are enrolled in just 6 percent of the institutions of higher education in the United States, known as Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). This brief serves as a primer on the conditions and history behind their invention, the processes for identification, and the general institutional characteristics of HSIs.
Annotation:Almost half of all Latino students in higher education are enrolled in just 6 percent of the institutions of higher education in the United States, known as Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). This brief serves as a primer on the conditions and history behind their invention, the processes for identification, and the general institutional characteristics of HSIs. Providing baseline information about Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Inventing HSIs assembles facts about the legislation, data about the institutions, and analysis about the impact of HSIs on Latino students.
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Accountability and Productivity (Postsecondary)
College Access
Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid, Affordability, Tuition, and Costs
Non-traditional Students

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Something's got to give: California can't improve college completions without rethinking developmental education at its community colleges
Pushing the envelope: State policy innovations in financing postsecondary education for workers who study
Cultivating generative connections, commitment, and engagement among campus constituencies: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Postsecondary education spending priorities for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Lifelong learning: New strategies for the education of working adults
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
The other pipeline: From prison to diploma: Community colleges and correctional education programs
Portable, stackable credentials: A new education model for industry-specific career pathways
Working credentials: Sub-baccalaureate degrees and certificates are paying off for students and their employers
The Aspen Prize for community college excellence
The power of the education-industry partnership: Fostering innovation in collaboration between community colleges and businesses
Winning the future: Improving education for the Latino community
Student voices on the higher education pathway: Preliminary insights & stakeholder engagement concerns
Interview with Anthony P. Carnevale
Trends in College Spending (TCS) Online
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2009; Graduation rates, 2003 & 2006 cohorts; and financial statistics, Fiscal Year 2009
Promoting partnerships for student success: Lessons from the SSPIRE Initiative
American community colleges and the academic crisis of basic skills: Adult student success
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Squeeze play 2010: Continued public anxiety on cost, harsher judgements on how colleges are run
Serving those who serve: Higher education and America's veterans
Public institution and university system financial conditions survey
Measuring up 2008: Online state report cards
Gaining support from campus leaders: A project brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Impact of college rankings on institutional decision making: Four country case studies
National studies find TRIO programs effective at increasing college enrollment and graduation
Connext Postsecondary Assessment System
The Bologna Process for US eyes: Re-learning higher education in the Age of Convergence
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Collegiate learning assessement project
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
Access to college: The role of tuition, financial aid, scholastic preparation and college supply in public college enrollments
PERSIST: A comprehensive guide for student success in higher education
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Profile of 2007-08 first-time bachelor's degree recipients in 2009
AACC statement on the American Enterprise Institute's "Completion Matters: The High Cost of Low Community College Graduation Rates"
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos
The educational experience of young men of color (website)
Adding it all up in 2012: Are college net price calculators easy to find, use and compare?
Transfer & mobility: A national view of pre-degree student movement in postsecondary institutions
Achieving ambitious goals: Case studies of scaling up programs for advancing low-skilled adults
Doing more with less: The inequitable funding of community colleges
Learn and earn: Modeling the success of Metropolitan College: The Business-Higher Education Forum's simulation series
Rising to the challenge: Hispanic college graduation rates as a national priority
Dual enrollment: A strategy for educational advancement of all students
Postsecondary institutions and price of attendance in the United States: Fall 2008 and degrees and other awards conferred: 2007-08, and 12-month enrollment 2007-08
Building student success from the ground up: A case study of an Achieving the Dream college
Prison vs. Princeton
National Center for Academic Transformation
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Baccalaureate success of transfers and rising four-year college juniors
A decade of undergraduate student aid: 1989-90 to 1999-2000
Top ten state policy issues for higher education in 2009
Strong students, strong workers: Models for student success through workforce development and community college partnerships
False fronts? Behind higher education's voluntary accountability systems
Achieving the Dream: Evidence of change
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
A research agenda for the study of the effects of borrowing and the prospects of indebtedness on students' college-going choices
Doors of opportunity opening or closing: We are using tax credits and tuition discounts to appease middle-class voters instead of expanding educational opportunity
Despite surging endowments, high-ranking universities and colleges show disappointing results in enrolling low-income students
The case for more attention to financial assistance for adult learners in Indiana who will need to seek Bachelor's degree completion at a distance
Aligning multiple campus initiatives: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
First-year programs: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Increasing student engagement through faculty development: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Indiana's adult education and workforce skills performance report: Preparing adults for a brighter future
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
10 New higher education ideas for a new Congress
Recent changes to eligibility requirements and additional efforts to promote awareness could increase Academic Competitiveness and SMART Grant participation
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Community colleges under stress
Examining the pre-college attributes and values of Latina/o graduates
Quick facts about financial aid and community colleges, 2007-08
Taxing matters
Federal student loan debt:1993-2004
Mexican Americans and other Latinos in postsecondary education: Institutional influences
NCHEMS information center
Improving high-school-to-college transition through leadership and governance
Making accountability work: Community colleges and statewide higher education accountability systems
Returning to learning: Adults' success in college is key to America's future
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
Improving student attainment in community colleges: Institutional characteristics and policies
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Basics of longitudinal cohort analysis: Principles and practices of student success
Partnerships between community colleges and prisons: Providing workforce education and training to reduce recidivism
Promising practices: What works in the midwest: A report from the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE)
The effects of public support on college attainment
More guidance, better results? Three-year effects of an enhanced student services program at two community colleges
Financing higher education: A myriad of problems, a myriad of solutions
Rethinking the middleman: Federal student loan guarantee agencies
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Center for College Affordability and Productivity
Squeeze play 2009: The public's views on college costs today
The return on the federal investment in for-profit education: Debt without a diploma
Engaging adjunct and full-time faculty in student success innovation
Who subsidizes whom? An analysis of educational costs and revenues
Changing the odds for students: Spotlight on Kingsborough College
Performance incentives to improve community college completion: Learning from Washington State's Student Achievement Initiative (a state policy brief)
Measuring the effectiveness of student assistance - Annual report 2006
Factors contributing to the upward transfer of baccalaureate aspirants beginning at community colleges
Grading higher education: Giving consumers the information they need
Redesigning community colleges for completion: Lessons from research on high performance organizations
Today's promise, tomorrow's future: The social and educational factors contributing to the outcomes of Hispanics in urban schools
Charting pathways to completion for low-income community college students
Project WIn-Win
Economic Diversity Among Selective Colleges: Measuring the Enrollment Impact of "No-loan" Programs
Denied? The impact of student debt on the ability to buy a house
Complete to Compete: Higher education data dashboards (state reports)
Weighing the evidence: A conversation with community college presidents on using research to support student success outcomes
Regardless of the cost, college still matters
Improving student transfer from community colleges to four-year institutions-The perspective of leaders from baccalaureate-granting institutions
2008-09 Baccalaureate and beyond longitudinal study (B&B:08/09)
Promising practices supporting low-income, first-generation students at DeVry University
Scaling up is hard to do: Progress and challenges during the first year of Achieving the Dream Developmental Education Initiative
Moving on up: How tuition tax breaks increasingly favor the upper middle-class
Action plan for improving measures of postsecondary student success
Beyond need and merit: Strengthening state grant programs
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Higher education opportunities for foster youth: A primer for policymakers
The role of finances in the persistence process.: A structural model
Just and efficient college finance
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
One step from the finish line: Higher college graduation rates are within our reach
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Costs, prices, and affordability
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
A college access contract
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Facts about college access and affordability
College access in Indiana and the United States 2007: Improving college access and success for Indiana adults 25 and over
Do student success courses actually help community college students succeed?
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Rising by Degrees
Training tomorrow's workforce: Community college and apprenticeship as collaborative routes to rewarding careers
Accountability for equitable outcomes in higher education
Transitions to adulthood for homeless adolescents: Education and public policy
Student aversion to borrowing: Who borrows and who doesn't
OEDb Online Education Database
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Field guide for improving student success
The public realities of private student loans
Web tables - trends in undergraduate stafford loan borrowing: 1989-90 to 2007-08
The educational crisis facing young men of color: Reflections on four days of dialogue on the educational challenges of minority males
Latino College Dollars: Scholarships for Latino students
Leadership to enhance college access and success
Access/Acceso: Rising to the challenge of improving higher education opportunities for Latinos
Proposed legislative changes to the post-9/11 GI Bill: Potential implications for veterans and colleges
Evaluating programs for community college students: How do we know what works?
The degree qualifications profile
Voluntary Framework of Accountability (VFA) for community colleges
Still denied: How community colleges shortchange students by not offering federal loans
Showing them the money: The role of institutional financial aid policies and communication strategies in attracting low-income students
Turning the tide: Five years of Achieving the Dream in community colleges
Changing the DNA of higher education from the inside out
Foster youth who have succeeded in higher education: Common themes
Altered state: How the Virginia community college system has used Achieving the Dream to improve student success
The course of innovation: Using technology to transform higher education
Guiding the way to higher education: Families, counselors, and communities together
Learning communities for students in developmental reading: An impact study at Hillsborough Community College
A sharper focus on technical workers: How to educate and train for the global economy
Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
Finishing the first lap: The cost of first-year student attrition in America's four-year colleges and universities
Can simple be equitable? Lessons from state grant programs
The American freshman: National norms fall 2011
The educational experience of young men of color: Capturing the student voice
Valuable learning or "spinning their wheels"?: Understanding excess credits earned by community college associate degree completers
Trends in college spending, 1999-2009
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, Fall 2010; Financial statistics, fiscal year 2010; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2002-07
Unlocking potential: Results of a national survey of postsecondary education in state prisons
Remediation: Higher education's bridge to nowhere
Reclaiming the American Dream: Community colleges and the nation's future: A report from the 21st century commission on the future of community colleges
Measuring efficiency in the community college sector
Operation College Promise
Preserving the federal Pell Grant Program
STEM: Science, technology, engineering, mathematics (Full Report)
Where to begin? The evolving role of placement exams for students starting college
Connecting the dots between learning and resources
Repository of resources for undocumented students
Time is the enemy: The surprising truth about why today's college students aren't graduating... And what needs to change
Education & the military spouse: The long road to success
IDA Pays: Examining the potential of education IDAs
New strategies in delivering education IDAs: Rethinking program design
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: Second report
How America pays for college: Sallie Mae's national study of college students and parents
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Non-traditional student success in public two-year colleges
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Recommended policies and practices for advancing Indiana's system of adult education and workforce training
Bridges to opportunity for underprepared adults: A state policy guide for community college leaders
National Association for College Admission Counseling: Statement of prinicples of good practice
Major differences: Explaining student engagement by field of study: Annual results 2010
2009 What works for Latinos in higher education
For-profit colleges: Undercover testing finds colleges encouraged fraud and engaged in deceptive and questionable marketing practices
A smart move in tough times: How SREB states can strengthen adult learning and the work force
Postsecondary success
Financial incentives for institutions and individuals: Survey findings from the Midwest and the Nation
Canadian college student finances: Second edition
“Why access matters” revisited: A review of the latest research
ETS Policy Notes: Advancing learning for our diverse adult population
Tracking students to 200 percent of normal time: Effect on institutional graduation rates
Community colleges and higher education: How do state transfer and articulation policies impact student pathways?
Can transfer and articulation policies propel communtiy college students to a bachelor's degree-and is that the only goal?
Do institutions respond asymmetrically to changes in state need- and merit-based aid?
Benchmarking the success of Latina and Latino students in STEM to achieve national graduation goals
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Low-income students and college success: More than money
Midwest PERL: Postsecondary education resource library
Part II: Institutional strategies, strategies to increase student success
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
NDSFA: The financial aid partnership
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Capturing the college potential of students from under-served populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college, executive summary
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
College of Adult and Professional Studies
Mapping new directions: Higher education for older adults
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Beyond social justice: The threat of inequality to workforce development in the Western United States
MHEC in Indiana: 2006-07
Manchester College: Fast forward program
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
The relevance of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the college completion agenda
What Works Clearinghouse review of the report "The effects of student coaching in college: An evaluation of a randomized experiment in student mentoring"
Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment
Leveraging data for college completion
Higher education findings from a nationwide bipartisan survey of 872 respondents age 18-34
For profit higher education: The failure to safeguard the federal investment and ensure student success
Latino college completion in 50 states: Executive summary
The effect of housing wealth on college choice: Evidence from the housing boom
Refocusing adult education on career and postsecondary success: An analysis of adult education (Title II) in WIA reauthorization proposals
Stopped short: 2.1 Million adults in Florida went to college but didn't finish
The role of community-based organizations in the college access and success movement
Single mothers and college success: Charting paths out of poverty
One year out: Findings from a national survey among members of the high school graduating class of 2010
Higher education reform: Next-generation models to increase success and control costs
The case for change in college admissions
Scaling up Breaking Through: 2010 evaluation
Are you gainfully employed? Setting standards for for-profit degrees
National postsecondary enrollment trends: Before, during, and after the great recession
Fall 2011: Estimated headcount enrollment and Pell Grant trends
Jobs, jobs, jobs: Challenges community colleges face to reach the unemployed
A grounded theory of adult student persistence
The differential impact of wealth vs. income in the college-going process
The role of two-year institutions in four-year success
Insulating the education pipeline to increase postsecondary success
Trends in college spending: 1998-2008: Where does the money come from? Where does it go? What does it buy?
Institutional variation in credential completion: Evidence from Washington State Community and Technical colleges
En camino (on our way): Educational toolkit for families
The condition of education 2011
Boosting postsecondary education performance
Supporting success: Improving higher education outcomes for students from foster care—A framework for program enhancement: Version 2.0
Evaluating the impact of interventions that promote successful transitions from high school
Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP)
The iron triangle: College presidents talk about costs, access and quality
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Web tables - student financing of undergraduate education: 2007-08
Financial aid in theory and practice
Unexpected pathways: Transfer patterns of California community college students
Terms of engagement: Men of color discuss their experiences in community college
Future to Discover: Early Implementation Report
Immigrant parents' investments in their children's post-secondary education
The Canadian student financial aid system: The case for modernization
Is university education in Canada more affordable than in the United States?: A Review of the Argument Presented in The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
A family affair: The impact of paying for college or university
College Board Advocacy and Policy Center
Top 10 higher education state policy issues for 2011
The new net price calculator for college website
High school dual enrollment programs: Are we fast-tracking students too fast?
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Early exit: Understanding adult attrition in accelerated and traditional postsecondary programs
Policy for progress: Reaffirming California higher education accessibility, affordability, and accountability into the 21st century
Educational programs and projects that address the needs of low-income students
Is student success labeled institutional failure? Student goals and graduation rates in the accountability debate at community colleges
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Opening doors to earning credentials: Changing courses - Instructional innovations that help low income students succeed in community college
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
College is possible: A guide for undocumented students
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures 2006
Latino college completion: California
Reverse transfer: A national view of student mobility from four-year to two-year institutions
The best of two worlds: Lessons from a community college-community organization collaboration to increase student success
A stronger nation through higher education: A detailed look at college attainment-nationally, by state and by metro area
Degreeless in debt: What happens to borrowers who drop out
Finding your workforce: The top 25 institutions graduating Latinos in health professions and related programs by academic level
The causes and consequences of attending historically black colleges and universities
The completion arch: Measuring community college student success
Trends in college pricing 2011
Trends in student aid 2011
Getting ready for success: Bridging the gap between high school and college in Tacoma, Washington
Factbook Bulletin: Minority enrollment gains show region's progress toward college completion goals
Assets & opportunity scorecard
Cracking the credit hour
Challenge the status quo: Academic success among school-age African-American males
Forging new pathways: The impact of the breaking through initiative in michigan
Transfer: An indispensable part of the community college mission
The role of tuition, financial aid policies, and student outcomes on average student debt
Does federal student aid raise tuition? New evidence on for-profit colleges
Trends in public higher education: Enrollment, prices, student aid, revenues and expenditures
Study: College degrees pay off most for African Americans in California
A new classification scheme for for-profit institutions
Competency-based degree programs in the US: Postsecondary credentials for measurable student learning and performance
Opportunity road: The promise and challenge of America's forgotten youth
Issues facing historically black colleges and unversities: Results of a focused discussion and survey
A crucible moment: College learning & democracy's future
Opening doors to student success: A synthesis of findings from an evaluation at six community colleges
Improving child care access to promote postsecondary success among low-income parents
The need for institutional fiscal responsibility
What should count? Frontline perspectives on student success and college accountability
Greening community colleges: An environmental path to improving educational outcomes
Adding it all up: An early look at net price calculators
Charter-school management organizations: Diverse strategies and diverse student impacts
The progress of education reform: Investing in college completion
Higher education web portals: Serving state and student transfer needs
Taking the next step: The promise of intermediate measures for meeting postsecondary completion goals
Pathways to success: Integrating learning with life and work to increase national college completion
Money, politics, and the rise of for-profit higher education in the US: A story of supply, demand and the brazilian effect
Lost without a map: A survey about students' experiences navigating the financial aid process
Middle skills jobs and the growing importance of postsecondary education
Common measures for college access and success
The condition of education 2012 (Report)
Keeping students on course: An impact study of a student success course at Guilford Technical Community College
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the west: 2012-2013 Detailed tuition and fees table
Black male student athletes and racial inequities in NCAA division I college sports
A community college instructor like me: Race and ethnicity interactions in the classroom
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Youth site
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
First-generation students: Undergraduates whose parents never enrolled in postsecondary education
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Undocumented immigrant students and access to higher education: An overview of federal and state policy
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
Higher education act: Reauthorization status and issues
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
American Indian higher education consortium
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Nontraditional undergraduates
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Access to community college for undocumented immigrants: A guide for state policy makers
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Position paper on the reauthorization of higher education act
Choosing to improve: Voices from colleges and universities with better graduation rates
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
The path of many journeys: The benefits of higher education for native people and communities
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
Indiana dollars for scholars
SREB State Data Exchange: 2009-10 Indicators report
Graduating at-risk students: a cross-sector analysis
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Full Report)
How students are making it: Perspectives on getting through college from recent graduates of the Boston Public Schools (Short Version)
Accountability & continuous improvement in remedial education: Getting Past Go Project
Does extending foster care beyond age 18 promote postsecondary educational attainment?
Distinct subgroups of former foster youth during young adulthood: Implications for policy and practice
Everybody ready for college
Promoting educational opportunity: The Pell Grant program at community colleges
From access to success: A funder's guide to ensuring more Americans earn postsecondary degrees
Big gaps, small gaps: Some colleges and universities do better than others in graduating African-American students
Community college student survey
Disrupting college: How disruptive innovation can deliver quality and affordability to postsecondary education
A national study of institutional policies for the evaluation of transfer applicants
Deciding about post-secondary education: Hearing the voices of non-attendees
Report on the meta-analysis of post-secondary institutional graduate surveys
Community college student outcomes: Limitations of the Intergrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and recommendations for improvement
Student poll: Many college-bound students report difficulty affording a college education
High hopes, big debts (class of 2008)
Addressing the American male imperative in higher education: Implications for public and research universities
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of students who stop out
College access challenge grants: Including adult learners, strengthening student success
Developmental education in community colleges
A gathering force: A survey of two cohorts of Hispanic Scholarship Fund scholars
Achieving the dream data notes: Outcomes of first-year persisting students
Lumina Foundation focus: The cost quandary: Hard times intensify the nation's urgent need for college graduates
College rankings: History, criticism and reform
State early commitment programs: A contract for college success?
Web tables - trends in graduate borrowing: selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
College choices for adults: Transparency by design
Transparency by design: Principles of good practice for higher education institutions serving adults at a distance
College portrait of undergraduate education (search and comparison tool for participating college and universities by state)
Descriptive summary of 2003-04 beginning postsecondary students: Three years later
Metrics for improving cost accountability
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Big questions, practical answers: New strategies for setting and moving a higher education agenda
The other college: Retention and completion rates among two-year college students
Trends in college spending: Where does the money come from? Where does it go?
A brief history of veterans' education benefits and their value
Imagine success: Engaging entering students
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and others think about controlling college costs
College readiness issue brief: Early commitment of financial aid: Individual development accounts (IDAs) for higher education
Replenishing opportunity in America: The 2012 midterm report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success Initiative
Latino college completion: Pennsylvania
The undereducated American
Not just kid stuff anymore: The economic imperative for more adults to complete college
A matter of degrees: Promising practices for community college student success
Education at a glance 2012: OECD indicators
Five strategies to help low-income adults and youth attain community college credentials
A draft degree qualifications profile: A transformational challenge for US higher education
Strategies for success in career development: The career coach curriculum guide
The high cost of low graduation rates: Taxpayers lose millions
Cornerstones of completion: State policy support for accelerated, structured pathways to college credentials and transfer
School counselors literature and landscape review: The state of school counseling in America
Three policies to reduce time to degree
Hispanic student enrollments reach new high in 2011
Using assessment results: Promising practices of institutions that do it well
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Education Finance Council
Advising adult learners: The adult learning focused institution
Setting the stage: Adults in Higher Education
Experiences that matter: Enhancing student learning and success
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
USA Funds
Challenges in improving Latino college enrollment: Opportunities for systemic change: Viewpoints from California
Waiting to attend college: Students who delay postsecondary enrollment
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Does public funding for higher education matter?
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Excelencia in education
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Student loan forgiveness programs
Trends in college pricing 2006
Paths to persistence: An analysis of research on program effectiveness at community colleges
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Practical guidelines for the education of English language learners: Research based recommendations for instruction and academic interventions
Successful bilingual schools: Six effective programs in California
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
Adult learners and new traditions in higher education
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
The size and characteristics of the unauthorized migrant population in the U.S.
Lumina Foundation focus
Part I: Barriers to student success on college campuses
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
The advanced placement program benefits mainly well-prepared students who pass AP exams
Keeping score when it counts: Graduation rates for 2010 NCAA men's division 1 basketball tournament teams
Expanding access and opportunity: The Washington State Achievers Program
Lumina Foundation Focus: Off the charts: Columns of data provide support for student achievement
A snapshot of African Americans in higher education
Getting with the program: Community college students need access to federal loans
From high school to the future: Making hard work pay off: The road to college for students in CPS's academically advanced programs
The for-profit postsecondary school sector: Nimble critters or agile predators?
Experimental evidence on the effect of childhood investments on postsecondary attainment and degree completion
Postsecondary education: Cultural, scholastic and economic drivers
Illinois adult education bridge evaluation: Technical report
The transition to adulthood: How states can support older youth in foster care
Adult College Completion Network
A detection model of college withdrawal
Time to Completion Web Site
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals
Federal student aid for incarcerated individuals (Spanish language version)
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009
La Plaza's scholarship and financial aid guide for Latino's in Indiana - Fall 2009 (Spanish language version)
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Attendance and completion patterns
The breaking through practice guide
Collecting survey data for assessment: A practice brief based on BEAMS project outcomes
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Promoting economic mobility by increasing postsecondary education
A new goal for America's high schools: College preparation for all
From soldier to student: Easing the transition of service members on campus
Learning better together: The impact of learning communities on the persistence of low-income students
The impact of postsecondary remediation using a regression discontinuity approach: Addressing endogenous sorting and noncompliance
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults (searchable database)
A model of success: The model institution's for excellence program's successful leadership in STEM education (1995-2007)
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Focus on education for the formerly incarcerated
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The urgency of now: The Schott 50-state report on public education and black males
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Progress of education reform: Producing quality credentials: Why data and analytics matter
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Increasing college success: A roadmap for governors
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Cracking the books: Policy measures to contain textbook costs
Is college opportunity slipping away? Parents and the public voice concerns about higher education access and affordability
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Outcomes of high impact practices for underserved students: A review of the literature
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USA Funds: Indiana state resources
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
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Charting a necessary path: The baseline report of public higher education systems in the Access to Success initiative
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Adult learning in focus: National and state-by-state data
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Demography is not destiny: Increasing the graduation rates of low-income college students at large public universities
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Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
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Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Getting through college: Voices of low-income and minority students in New England
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Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
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Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
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Pathways to and through college: Linking policy with research and practice
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How America saves for college: 2010
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Partnerships that promote success: Lessons from the evaluation of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation's Community College Transfer Initiative
Building pathways to transfer: Community colleges that break the chain of failure for students of color
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Complete to compete: Common college completion metrics
Slip sliding away: An anxious public talks about today's economy and the American Dream
Tuition fees and student financial assistance: 2010 Global year in review
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Fueling the race to postsecondary success: A 48-institution study of prior learning assessment and adult student outcomes
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Maintenance of effort: An evolving federal-state policy approach to ensuring college affordability
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Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Crafting a new vision for high school: How states can join academic and technical studies to promote more powerful learning
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Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Education watch California: Key education facts and figures
Condition of education 2002: Special analysis, nontraditional undergraduates
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Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
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The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
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Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
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Informing public policy: Financial aid and student persistence
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Revelations and recommendations: The 2000 HSF Hispanic education study
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What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
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Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
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A shared agenda: P-12 and postsecondary policy recommendations: Moving toward a more cohesive continuum of federal support for college opportunity
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Time to completion: States and systems must tackle the time dilemma
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State and community-based promise programs: Early commitments of financial aid for college
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Cracking the student aid code: Parent and student perspectives on paying for college
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Bringing business analytics to the college campus: Using fiscal metrics to steer innovation in postsecondary educations
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Inseparable imperatives: Equity in education and the future of the American economy
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Net tuition and net price trends in the United States: 2000-2009
Higher education: Use of new data could help improve oversight of distance education
After the FAFSA: How red tape can prevent eligible students from receiving financial aid
What impacts student success in college persistence and completion?
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Predicting success in college: The importance of placement tests and high school transcripts
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Higher education: Students at the heart of the system
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Affirming the goal: Is college and career readiness an internationally competitive standard?
Performance-based funding: A re-emerging strategy in public higher education financing
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Raising the bar from Ready by 21 to credentialed by 26: Highlights from community and state efforts
Simplifying student aid: What it would mean for states
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
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High school counselors handbook 2004-05
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Documenting the shift to merit
Effects of students’ middle school and high school experiences on completion of the bachelor’s degree: How can school counselors make a difference?
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Postsecondary access for Latino middle-grades students (PALMS)
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What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
Project on student debt: State by state data
Parent primer on career exploration
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Participation in adult education for work-related reasons: 2002-03
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
U.S. student and adult performance on international assessments of educational achievement
Hacia Adelante - Pathways to College - A Guide for Latino Families
Funding higher education for adult students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Community college fast facts
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Trends in student aid 2008
Essential elements of engagement: High expectations and high support
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
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Trends in the higher education labor force: Identifying changes in worker composition and productivity
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: When do students stop out?
Keeping score when it counts: Sweet 16 men's and women's teams: A look at their academic success
Getting started at community colleges: Reducing unplanned pregnancy and strengthening academic achievement
Community college transfer and articulation policies: Looking beneath the surface
Helping foster youth and wards of the court complete the FAFSA
National Indian Education Study 2007 Part II: The educational experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native students in grades 4 and 8
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Referral, enrollment, and completion in developmental education sequences in community colleges
Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
Loan forgiveness and tax deduction benefits for college admission counseling professionals
Evaluating student success interventions: Principles and practices of student success
Changes in postsecondary awards below the bachelor's degree: 1997-2007
Federal Student Aid at a Glance (Spanish language version)
The impact of new college graduates on intrastate labor markets
State higher education finance: 2007
The American Freshman: National norms for Fall 2009
Academic progress/graduation success rate study of Division I NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournament teams
Certificates count: An analysis of sub-baccalaureate certificates
The price of knowledge 2004: Access and student finance in Canada
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Introduction to the Community College Research Center (CCRC) assessment of evidence series
Measuring the Effectiveness of Student Assistance (MESA) -- Annual Report 2007
The millennium bursary in New Brunswick: Impact on debt and persistence
Canada's Tuition and Education Tax Credits
Funding university education in Ontario: Ontario University applicant survey report
Trends in student financing of undergraduate education: Selected years, 1995-96 to 2007-08
Educational attainment in the United States: 2009
Funding career pathways and career pathway bridges: A federal policy toolkit for states
College Resources for Parents
Postsecondary educational trajectories of urban youth: Addressing vulnerabilities and barriers to enrollment and persistence
Mind the gaps: How college readiness narrows achievement gaps in college success
The Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Network
The college completion agenda: State policy guide
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The competition that really matters: Comparing U.S., Chinese, and Indian investments in the next-generation workforce
Increasing college and career readiness through dual enrollment: Research, policies, and effective practices
Creating the workforce of the future: The STEM interest and proficiency challenge
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Illinois community college: Focus on the finish: A report to Governor Pat Quinn and the Illinois General Assembly
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Is college worth it? College presidents, public assess value, quality and mission of higher education
The missing "one-offs": The hidden supply of high achieving, low-income students
Achieving the Dream Data Notes: Characteristics of credential completers
The college keys compact: 2011 catalog of effective practices: Programs and practices that expand options for students from low-income backgrounds
Leading by example: A case study of peer leader programs at two Achieving the Dream colleges
An analysis of learning outcomes of underrepresented students at urban institutions
The earning power of graduates from Tennessee's colleges and universities: How are graduates from different degree programs doing in the labor market?
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Dropout recovery is national recovery: How federal policies can support the spread of Back on Track through College pathways
Unequal aid: Discriminatory treatment of gay and transgender applicants and families headed by same-sex couples in the higher education financial aid process
The digital revolution and higher education: College presidents, public differ on value of online education
The distribution of grants and scholarships by race
Adult College Completion Network: Project Warehouse
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The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Diverse issues in higher education
I-STEM Resource Network
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Back to College (Back2College)
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Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)
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Ready to assemble: Grading state higher education accountability systems
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A policymaker's guide to early college designs: Expanding a strategy for achieving college readiness for all
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Seeking assistance: Who gets financial aid at California community colleges?
Engaging faculty in the Achieving the Dream initiative: Principles and practices of student success
Special populations: Tips for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
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Delinquency: The untold story of student loan borrowing
College completion toolkit
Aligning education and workforce goals to foster economic development
A sound investment: The community college dividend
Latinos and financial aid: Applying and receiving 2007-2008
Cohort default rate resources
Changing course: Improving Aboriginal access to post-secondary education in Canada
Does money matter? II
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Post-secondary access and student financial aid in Canada: Current knowledge and research gaps
Investing in change: How much do Achieving the Dream colleges spend - and from what resources - to become data-driven institutions
The path forward: The future of graduate education in the United States
Dual enrollment: Postsecondary/secondary partnerships to prepare students
Leading in a changing America: Presidential perspectives from Hispanic-serving institutions
Foundations for success: Early implementation report
Do Perceptions Matter Regarding the Costs and Benefits of a Post-Secondary Education?
Access to Medical Education in Canada: Do Differing Tuition Regimes Affect Access and Career Choice?
2010 census of male-focused programs: A snapshot of programs and organzations supporting American males
A report of GAO undercover testing on for-profit colleges: GAO bias evident in report to HELP committee
Conducting a scan of your college access and success system: Why it matters, how to do it, how to use it
EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide, 2010-11
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
Center for Student Opportunity
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Independent undergraduates: 1999-2000
Student success: Statewide P-16 programs
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
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Student retention and graduation: Facing the truth, living with the consequences
How curriculum influences college persistence in Indiana and the nation
Student success: Understanding graduation and persistence rates
Trends in college pricing 2003
Trends in student aid 2003
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Indiana project on academic success: Retention Bibliography
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Catching the Dream
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Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Access to higher education in Indiana
Cashing in on the GI bill
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
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Education watch Colorado: Key education facts and figures 2006
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American Indian and Alaska Native students in U.S. high schools
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Status and trends in the education of racial and ethnic minorities
Beyond access: How the first semester matters for community college students' aspirations and persistence
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Lumina Foundation for Education: Adult learners
Trends in student aid 2007
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Developing your vision while attending college
Changes in postsecondary degrees below the Bachelor's: 1997-2007
Promoting gatekeeper course success among community college students needing remediation: Findings and recommendations from a Virginia study
Leadership for challenging times: Report of the Commission on presidential leadership and global competitiveness (Executive Summary)
Coming to our senses: Education and the American future
Making the transition to four-year institutions: Academic preparation and transfer
"Careers for the future" education program
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How four-year colleges and universities organize themselves to promote student persistence: The emerging national picture
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What's it worth: The economic value of college majors
41st annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2009-2010 Academic year
Aligning community colleges to their local labor markets: The emerging role of online job ads for providing real-time intelligence about occupations and skills in demand
Building integrated pathways to sustainable careers: An introduction to the Accelerated Opportunity Initiative
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Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) self-assessment tool
Using data to increase student success: A focus on diagnosis: Principles and practices of student success
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Academic Competitiveness Grant and National SMART Grant (Spanish language version)
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10 (Spanish language version)
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National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU)
Global Policy Fellows Program: Lessons learned
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
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Improving access to the baccalaureate
Intercollegiate athletes and effective educational practice: Winning combination or losing effort
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
Strategies for improving student success in postsecondary education
National Indian education study part II: The educational experiences of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native students
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Data sources for improving college access and success
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
With diploma in hand: Hispanic high school seniors talk about their future
Opening doors: Expanding educational opportunities for low-income workers
Immigration debate resources
Gender gap grows
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
To ensure America's future: Building a national opportunity system for adults
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Minority males: Race/ethnicity, gender, and student outcomes
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
What works in remediation: Lessons from 30 years of research
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Remediation in the community college: An evaluator's perspective
2007 Guide to applying for financial aid and scholarships
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Digest of Education Statistics
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
Anderson University: ADVANCE
Characteristics of private student loan borrowers who do not use federal education loans
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet (Spanish Version)
A good start: Two-year effects of a freshman learning community program at Kingsborough Community College
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Paving the way: How financial aid awareness affects college access and success
2009-10 FAFSA on the web worksheet
Higher Education in Michigan: Overcoming Challenges to Expand Access
Characteristics and destinations of students who transfer: First report
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2009-10
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program
Creating options 2007: Financial aid for individuals with disabilities
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Good policy, good practice: Improving outcomes and productivity in higher education, a guide for policymakers
Lifting the fog on inequitable financial aid policies: A companion brief to priced out: How the wrong financial aid policies hurt low-income students
NSSE Annual results 2011: Fostering student engagement campuswide
The EFC formula, 2012-2013
2012 Household financial planning survey
Getting ready for college: An implementation and early impacts study of eight Texas developmental summer bridge programs
The condition of education 2012 (Website)
Private student loans
An overview of classes taken and credits earned by beginning postsecondary students
Trends in student aid 2012
Enrollment in postsecondary institutions, fall 2011; financial statistics, fiscal year 2011; and graduation rates, selected cohorts, 2003-2008 : First look (preliminary data)
42nd Annual survey report on state sponsored student financial aid
No time to waste: Policy recommendations for increasing college completion
Building institutional capacity for data-informed decision making
US Students in overseas degree programs: Key destinations and fields of study
Podcast: Getting high school dropouts in and out of college
The college completion agenda: 2011 state policy guide
How non-academic supports work: Four mechanisms for improving student outcomes
Student success in higher education