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Collaboratives: Helping Hispanic Students Succeed
(National Education Association, 1995)
Minority cultures represent an invaluable human resource within American society. To reap the full benefit of cultural diversity, however, some crucial and pervasive problems within the educational system need to be solved. ...
Tribal Colleges an Introduction
(American Indian Higher Education Consortium; The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 1999-02-01)
Tribal Colleges were created over the last 30 years in response to the higher education needs of American Indians, and generally serve geographically isolated populations that have no other means of accessing education ...
The Workforce Investment Act: Implications for Community Colleges
(American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), 1998-10-13)
As major providers of employment and training services, community colleges have an important stake in the new workforce investment system that will emerge under this legislation. This policy analysis highlights those ...
Institutional Retention Strategies at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Their Effects on Cohort Default Rates: 1987 - 1995
(Sallie Mae Education Institute, 1999-11-01)
This study focuses on an analysis of the factors that significantly affect the cohort default rates at Historically Black Colleges and Universities -HBCUs, and on the potential for reducing these rates. It is hoped that ...
Educational Attainment, by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1960 to 1998
(U.S. Census Bureau, 1999)
The report presents data about educational attainment, by race and Hispanic origin between 1960 and 1998.
The Educational Progress of Hispanic Students: Findings from the Condition of Education 1995
(U.S. Department of Education, 1995-09-01)
Education has always been seen as one means of upward mobility, especially for those who are socially and economically disadvantaged. Hispanic children are likely to be at an educational disadvantage relative to whites for ...
Miles to go Maryland
(Southern Education Foundation, 1999)
This report on the status of African American in public education in Maryland, builds on SEF's original Miles to Go report, which found that 45 years after Brown v. Board of Education, the state's African Americans lagged ...
Confronting the Odds: Students At Risk and the Pipeline to Higher Education
(U.S. Department of Education, 1997-10-01)
The purpose of this report is twofold. First, it aims to understand the critical junctures in the pipeline to college enrollment where at-risk high school graduates leave at substantially higher rates than their counterparts ...
Multi-ethnicity in higher education
(UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1992)
The multi-ethnic and pluricultural nature of European societies, indeed of world society, is (or should be) reflected both in the composition of the student cohorts and the staffs of higher education institutions. This ...
Students at Private, For-Profit Institutions
(The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 1999-11-01)
Postsecondary education provided to students in private, for-profit institutions has been the topic of frequent—and sometimes controversial—public policy action in recent years. Among the most important of those actions ...