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    • 10 Things Educators Can Do To Help Undocumented and DACAmented Youth 

      Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education, 2017-02-16)
      The recently issued Executive Orders pertaining to immigration have significantly impacted many students and scholars at higher education institutions across the country. On community college campuses, students have ...
    • 16 squares : the heart of Blacksburg 

      Steika, Kim; Deshpande, Kartiki Milind; Strumfiled, Jonathan (Virginia Tech. Community Design Assistance Center, 2008-07-01)
      CDAC worked with the 16 Squares Committee of Blacksburg to bring together an overview of historic information to cast a vision for what can be done in both the short and long term to identify, educate, preserve, and develop.
    • The 2001 Virginia Rural Homeless Survey 

      Koebel, C. Theodore; Murphy, Michelle; Brown, Adam (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 2001-09)
      The Virginia Center for Housing Research was commissioned by the Virginia Housing Study Commission, the Virginia Interagency Action Council for the Homeless, and the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development ...
    • 2006 National Survey of Latinos: The Immigration Debate 

      Suro, Roberto; Escobar, Gabriel (Pew Hispanic Center, 2006-07-13)
      Latinos are feeling more discriminated against, politically energized and unified following the immigration policy debate and the pro-immigration marches that have taken place. According to the 2006 National Survey of ...
    • 2018 Texas Public Higher Education Almanac 

      Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2018)
      When the 86th regular session of the Texas legislature adjourns in May 2019, Texas will be nearly one-third of the way toward the conclusion of its 15-year higher education strategic plan, 60x30TX. That means the legislature ...
    • A Benchmark for Making College Affordable 

      Lumina Foundation (Lumina Foundation, 2017-10-31)
      College affordability. Two simple words; two critically important, yet distressingly hollow words. Policymakers, college administrators, and student advocates all use this term, but no one seems to precisely define what ...
    • A Commentary About the Black and Latino Doctoral Experience in the United States 

      Felder, Pamela; Castillo, Camila (Academic Leadership Journal, 2011-01-01)
      In an increasingly diverse and global society, it is imperative that doctoral education be pursued and completed by more diverse students. Currently, there is a significant disparity in doctoral degree completion, which ...
    • A Different Viewpoint on Student Retention 

      Scott Swail, Watson (Educational Policy Institute, 2014-06-01)
      Although student retention, persistence, and graduation is a high priority for institutions and policymakers, graduation rates are not improving. Nowadays, more students from first-generation and low-income backgrounds ...
    • A Discussion of Retention and Completion 

      Minnesota Office of Higher Education (Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2015-01-28)
      The purpose of this report is to identify best practices that stakeholders in postsecondary education can put in place to improve retention and completion rates at postsecondary institutions across Minnesota. In doing so, ...
    • A Dream Deferred 

      Atfeh, Mouhannad; Duperrault, Julia; Wejsa, Shari
      Georgia’s undocumented immigrant youth face challenges that their counterparts in other states do not. Georgia is one of three states that legally bars its public university system from offering in-state tuition rates to ...
    • A Dream Undone? Advancing Access and Diversity in a Shifting Legal Landscape 

      Espinosa, Lorelle L.; Gaertner, Matthew N. (American Council on Education, 2015-08-01)
      The US Supreme Court’s June 2015 decision to re-hear Fisher vs. University of Texas at Austin has prompted anxious speculation and genuine concern in the higher education community. While no one knows how the court will ...
    • A Failing Safety Net: Declining Community College Affordability 

      Williams, Ben; Finney, Joni E.; Torres, Sarah (Institute for Research on Higher Education, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-12-01)
      The nation’s community colleges serve as the educational safety net for millions of students. While the safety net is showing signs of wear, it can be restored within current state and federal policies guiding higher ...
    • A Federal Work Study Reform Agenda to Better Serve Low-Income Students 

      O’Sullivan, Rory; Setzer, Reid (Young Invincibles, 2014-09-01)
      This report recommends reforming Federal Work Study to better serve low-income students working their way through school, and providing them with experience and skills for today’s economy. They authors recommend: Implementing ...
    • A Glimpse Inside the Coffers: Endowment Spending at Wealthy Colleges and Universities 

      Howard Nichols, Andrew; Santos, Jose Luis (The Education Trust, 2016-08-01)
      This report makes a strong argument, that despite what some leaders at wealthy institutions may say, dedicating more endowment assets toward supporting low-income students is sorely needed and is doable. And in some ...
    • A Guide to Documenting Latino Hispanic History and Culture in New York State 

      New York State Archives (New York State Archives, 2002-01-01)
      The main purpose of this guide is to help create a comprehensive, equitable historical record of New York’s Latino/Hispanic populations, one that represents fairly the full spectrum of communities, facets of life, and ...
    • A Leg Up: How A Privileged Minority Is Graduating Without Debt 

      Huelsman, Mark (Demos, 2016-07-06)
      The rapid and unrelenting rise in student debt over the past decade has put college affordability and student loan policy at the forefront of the national political conversation. As policymakers begin to develop comprehensive ...
    • A Look At Black Student Success: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions 

      Nichols, Andrew H.; Evans-Bell, Denzel (The Education Trust, 2017)
      More Black students are enrolling in four-year colleges and universities than ever before. But what happens to these students after they arrive on campus? Do they obtain the degrees they are seeking? Not so much, this ...
    • A Look at Latino Student Success: Identifying Top- and Bottom-Performing Institutions 

      Nichols, Andrew (The Education Trust, 2017)
      As the Latino population in this nation has increased over the past few decades, there has been a dramatic surge in the numbers of Latino students pursuing postsecondary credentials and degrees on college and university ...
    • A Lost Decade in Higher Education Funding State Cuts Have Driven up Tuition and Reduced Quality 

      Mitchell, Michael; Leachman, Michael; Masterson, Kathleen (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2017-08-01)
      A decade since the Great Recession hit, state spending on public colleges and universities remains well below historic levels, despite recent increases. Overall state funding for public two- and four-year colleges in the ...