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    • Advising Undocumented Students in Rhode Island for College Access, 2019/2020 

      Meetran, Tina (College Visions, 2019-09-01)
      This guide was created to inform and support advisors, counselors, teachers and educators in how to best advise undocumented students through the college application process. This report states that every student should ...
    • The Burden of Non-Tuition Costs 

      Eckerson Peters, Eleanor; Voight, Mamie; Roberson, Amanda Janice (The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018)
      Tuition and fees comprise only a portion of students’ college costs. Students must also pay for housing, food, and child care—expenses that can’t be put on hold while they’re enrolled. Repeatedly in our conversations, ...
    • The Cost of Opportunity: Student Stories of College Affordability 

      Eckerson Peters, Eleanor; Voight, Mamie; Roberson, Amanda Janice (The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2019-05-01)
      This report elevates students’ stories to contextualize and illuminate financial barriers to college access and success. The report. shares the perspectives and aspirations of 17 low-income and working-class students based ...
    • Do Tennessee Promise and New York’s Excelsior Scholarship Help Students With Limited Means Afford College? 

      Poutre, Alain; Voight, Mamie (The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018-09-01)
      As college costs steadily rise, students face unprecedented financial barriers as they pursue higher education. Many federal, state, and institutional policy makers tout free-college programs as solutions to addressing ...
    • Embedding Racial Equity into a Statewide Attainment Goal 

      The Campaign for College Opportunity (The Campaign for College Opportunity, 2019-05-01)
      Setting a college degree attainment goal has the potential to dramatically increase college access and success, but the efficacy and impact of states’ efforts to increase attainment will depend significantly on the extent ...
    • Experiences and Expectations of International Students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: An Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis 

      Dos Santos, Luis Miguel (Education Sciences, 2019-07-01)
      International students are the most important population in the American higher education system, particularly for students from different cultural backgrounds. Besides research-based universities, comprehensive universities, ...
    • How Can Universities Foster Educational Equity for Undocumented College Students 

      The UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (The UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, 2019)
      Undocumented students face a multitude of barriers when pursuing higher education. This report examines what universities can do to promote the educational equity of undocumented students. The authors focus on the University ...
    • Listening to Latinas: Barriers to High School Graduation 

      The National Women’s Law Center; The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (The National Women’s Law Center; The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, 2009-08-01)
      Latinas are dropping out of school in alarming numbers—a pattern that has serious and damaging repercussions for their future prospects and economic security. Yet little research has been done on the particular barriers ...
    • New York’s Excelsior Scholarship: Does It Help Students with Limited Financial Means Afford College? 

      Poutre, Alain; Voight, Mamie (The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018-09-01)
      Launched in 2017, New York’s Excelsior Scholarship makes the state’s public colleges tuition-free for low- and middle-income state residents who meet several conditions. The program, championed by New York Governor Andrew ...
    • Out of the Education Desert: How Limited Local College Options are Associated with Inequity in Postsecondary Opportunities 

      Klasik, Daniel; Blagg, Kristin; Pekor, Zachary (Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA), 2018-08-01)
      The U.S. has a stratified hierarchy of college and universities. Consequences of this stratification include large disparities in the returns to higher education between levels of postsecondary institutions, and gaps by ...
    • Promise Abandoned: How Policy Choices and Institutional Practices Restrict College Opportunities 

      Haycock, Kati (The Education Trust, 2006-08-01)
      This report sharply criticizes trends in federal, state, and college practices that discourage low-income and minority students from enrolling and graduating from college.
    • Promoting Equity Through Need-Based Aid 

      Eckerson Peters, Eleanor; Voight, Mamie; Roberson, Amanda Janice (The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018)
      A college degree acts as a catalyst for economic and social mobility for low-income and working-class students and students of color. But higher education cannot fulfill its true potential as a driver of equity and mobility ...
    • The State of Higher Education for Black Californians 

      The Campaign for College Opportunity (The Campaign for College Opportunity, 2019-10-01)
      This report analyzes the state of Black Californians in education. Specifically, this report reviews preparation, enrollment, and success in college for Black Californians. It also recommends actions that our policymakers ...
    • The State of Higher Education for Latinx in California 

      The Campaign for College Opportunity (The Campaign for College Opportunity, 2019-10-01)
      This report analyzes the state of Latinx in California education. Specifically, this report reviews preparation, enrollment, and success in college for Latinx Californians. It also recommends actions that our policymakers ...
    • Tennessee Promise: Does It Help Students with Limited Financial Means Afford College? 

      Poutre, Alain; Voight, Mamie (The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018-09-01)
      Tennessee is at the vanguard of the free-college movement. Launched in 2015, Tennessee Promise makes technical and community colleges tuition-free for recent high school graduates in the state. With the addition of Tennessee ...
    • Trust In the Future: New Strategies for College Opportunity and Affordability in New Jersey 

      Clinedinst, Melissa; Merisotis, Jamie P. (The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2000-04-01)
      New Jersey has demonstrated a strong commitment to helping students pay for college, as evidenced by the continued focus on grant aid through the Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) and Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) programs. ...
    • Undocumented Students Deserve Greater Access to Higher Education 

      Flores, Antoinette (Center for American Progress; Generation Progress, 2015-03-31)
      Higher education is central to achieving individual economic success and to supporting the national economy. It not only offers the most dependable path to achieving social mobility, but it also allows the United States ...
    • Undocumented Students’ Experiences With Microaggressions During Their College Choice Process 

      Nienhusser, H. Kenny; Vega, Blanca E.; Saavedra Carquin, Mariella C. (Teachers College, Columbia University, 2016)
      Although millions of undocumented students are enrolled in and guaranteed free public K–12 education, their postsecondary education opportunities are stifled. Some of the barriers encountered by undocumented students include ...