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    • The Condition of Education for Hispanic Americans 

      Brown, George H.; Rosen, Nan L.; Hill, Susan T.; Olivas, Michael (U.S. Department of Education, 1981-05-01)
      This report presents an overview of Hispanics in the United States and their educational profile between 1970-1976.
    • Higher Education in the United States 

      Doucette, Donald S. (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1982)
      A variety of organizational, curricular and philosophical features of the system of higher education in the United States distinguish it from higher education systems in the world, but the system's size, egalitarianism, ...
    • Higher education and the labor market in Asia 

      Sanyal, Bikas C. (UNESCO. IIEP; German Agency for Technical Cooperation, 1982)
      Whatever the political ideology of a government, employment of the educated is increasingly being considered as an essential element of national development, not only because the labor market is at the core of social and ...
    • Diversification of Higher Education 

      UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1988)
      During the 1980s, most European countries underwent substantial changes in their economic and educational systems. During the period it became clear that the discussions were going to be centered around the rapid changes ...
    • Multi-ethnicity in higher education 

      UNESCO European Centre for 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 ...
    • Higher Education and the Labor Market 

      Shattock, Michael (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1993)
      This book presents an overview of the state of the art in studies of higher education and the world of work, based on papers, some of which were presented at the 1992 annual meeting of the Consortium of Higher Education ...
    • Counseling and orientation of students in higher education 

      UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1994)
      There is a growing importance of student counselling and orientation in higher education. Although both have always been part of the university environment, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States, they ...
    • Diversity of structures for higher education 

      UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1994)
      This book presents many of the papers that were delivered at a workshop on Universities, Colleges, and Others: Diversity of Structures for Higher Education, held at CEPES in 1993 in Bucharest, Romania. Among the compiled ...
    • Collaboratives: Helping Hispanic Students Succeed 

      Owlett Baltimore, Linda (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. ...
    • Community College Faculty 

      National Education Association (National Education Association, 1995-06-01)
      In only a generation community colleges grew from a few institutions to a major sector of postsecondary education by providing nearly universal access. Currently 1,024 community colleges hire over a quarter million faculty ...
    • The Educational Progress of Hispanic Students: Findings from the Condition of Education 1995 

      Smith, Thomas M. (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 ...
    • The Educational Progress of Women 

      U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; National Center For Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; National Center For Education Statistics, 1995-11-01)
      Over the past two decades, women have made substantial educational progress. The large gaps between the educational levels of women and men that were evident in the early 1970s have essentially disappeared for the younger ...
    • Minorities in Higher Education - Findings from the Condition of Education 1996 

      U.S. Department of Education; National Center for Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education, 1997-01-01)
      Minorities in the United States have long suffered lower economic prosperity and social status compared to the white majority. Higher education often serves as the best means of social mobility available to our nation’s ...
    • Confronting the Odds: Students At Risk and the Pipeline to Higher Education 

      U.S. Department of Education; National Center for Education Statistics (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 ...
    • Perspectives on Affirmative Action / Rethinking Racial Divides: Asian Pacific Americans and the Law 

      Michigan Journal of Race & Law (Michigan Journal of Race & Law, 1998)
      For more than 20 years, the issue of affirmative action has spawned major legal and political battles. On October 14, 1997, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor found itself on the front lines of those battles when the ...
    • "Reverse Discrimination" and Higher Education Faculty 

      Hughes, Joyce A. (Michigan Journal of Race and Law, 1998)
      In this article, the author critiques the use of "reverse discrimination" claims by White plaintiffs to challenge the hiring of Blacks in institutions of higher education. The author argues that "reverse discrimination" ...
    • CQ Connections – Breaking through the barriers to tertiary education 

      Mallory, Olive; McKavanagh, Mary (Central Queensland University, 1998)
      This paper discusses the findings of research which was conducted to identify the barriers to accessing and succeeding at tertiary study, as perceived by year 11 and 12 low income students from five Central Queensland ...
    • The Price of Admission: The Growing Importance of Higher Education 

      Immerwahr, John (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998)
      In recent years, education has been at or near the top of the public’s concerns and it has been a major priority for the president and many of the nation’s governors. When leaders and the public speak of education, however, ...
    • Employment Growth Among Sectors in the United States, Japan, and Europe Based Upon Educational Attainment 

      Bureau of Labor Statistics (1998-07-01)
      Employment growth in the United States outpaced that of Japan and Europe between 1980 and 1996. The number of jobs in sectors requiring higher levels of education grew at roughly comparable rates in these economies. Thus, ...
    • The Workforce Investment Act: Implications for Community Colleges 

      American Association of 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 ...