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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.
    • 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 ...
    • A Visual Text: History of Architecture Catalogue for Hypertext 

      Rodriguez-Camilloni, Humberto L.; Gorin, Abbye A. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Center for Theory and History of Architecture, 1988)
      "This visual text consists of three models designed as a teaching-learning tool for the history and theory of architecture courses currently offered by the Center for Theory and History of Architecture, College of Architecture ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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, ...
    • "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" ...
    • 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 ...