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    • The Condition of Education for Hispanic American 

      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 Hispanic in the United States and educational profile between 1970-1976.
    • Who Will Benefit from ESOPs? 

      Rothschild, Joyce (Cornell University ILR School, 1985)
      [Excerpt] In the past decade, the number of worker-owned firms or ESOPs (Employee Stock Ownership Plans) has been growing geometrically. The national law granting tax incentives to ESOPs was passed in 1975, and since then ...
    • Poor Families and Poor Housing: The Search for Decent Housing in Virginia's Private, Unassisted Market 

      Koebel, C. Theodore; Rives, Mary Ellen (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1993-06)
      This report explores the differences in housing conditions between those U.S. families who receive various forms of public assistance and those who do not. The findings of this report show that low-income Virginians who ...
    • 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. ...
    • Retirement Relocation Among College Graduates: A Survey of Virginia Tech Alumni 

      Unknown author (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1995-01)
      Research on the residential mobility of persons who have fully or partially retired identifies two major purposes of such relocation. Care-related relocation occurs in response to the inevitable increase in physical ...
    • 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 ...
    • Tenant Organization in Public Housing Projects: A Report on Senate Resolution No. 347 

      Koebel, C. Theodore; Cavell, Marilyn S. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1995-10)
      This report summarizes the history of tenant management in public housing, identifies benefits and weaknesses of tenant organizations and the regulations governing such organizations, describes activities of tenant ...
    • Urban Redevelopment, Displacement and the Future of the American City 

      Koebel, C. Theodore (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1996-04)
      Prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; examines the record of urban development during the last half of the 20th century and identifies community development corporations and public-private partnerships as the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Housing Conditions of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers 

      Koebel, C. Theodore; Daniels, Michael P. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1997-05)
      This report determines the level of need for and interest in a housing loan program for migrant farmworker housing in Virginia and documents the housing conditions of migrant farmworkers in Virginia.
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • Improving Management of Assisted Housing Through Tenant Feedback 

      Koebel, C. Theodore; Etuk, Efiong (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1998-07)
      This report was prepared for the 1998 Meeting of the International Sociological Association Research Committee 43, Housing and the Built Environment, which focuses on the development of tenant satisfaction feedback measures. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Higher Education Governance Balancing Institutional and Market Influences 

      Richardson, Richard C.; Reeves Bracco, Kathy; Callan, Patrick M.; Finney, Joni E. (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998-11-01)
      State policy leaders now face—or soon will encounter—critical decisions about their colleges and universities for two reasons: First, the success of American colleges and universities over the last half-century has given ...
    • Federal Tuition Tax Credits and State Higher Education Policy 

      Conklin, Kristin D. (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998-12-01)
      In 1997 the federal government, by enacting the Taxpayer Relief Act, inaugurated a systemic change in the way it supports students in their postsecondary education and training. Whereas other federal student aid programs ...
    • The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Higher Education 

      Jones, Dennis; Ewell, Peter; McGuinnes, Aims (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998-12-01)
      The paper attempts to accomplish three main tasks: 1. To make the case that the policy environment for higher education is changing and that many current policy assumptions no longer obtain. For instance: policy interests ...
    • Educational Attainment, by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1960 to 1998 

      U.S. Census Bureau (U.S. Census Bureau, 1999)
      The report presents data about educational attainment, by race and Hispanic origin between 1960 and 1998.
    • Do Historically Black Colleges and Universities Enhance the College Attendance of African American Youths? 

      Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Donna S. Rothstein and Robert B. Olsen (Cornell University ILR School DigitalCommons@ILR, 1999)
      Recently, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have become the center of intense policy debates. Do HBCUs enhance the college attendance of African American youths? Previous research has been inconclusive. ...