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Retirement Relocation Among College Graduates: A Survey of Virginia Tech Alumni
(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, 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 ...
Collaboratives: Helping Hispanic Students Succeed
(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. ...
Partners in Housing: Virginia's Nonprofit Housing Sector
(Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1999-08)
Nonprofit housing organizations primarily exist to address the housing needs of low-income Virginians. This survey, conducted in 1998 through the leadership of VHDA, revealed a nonprofit housing sector that is maturing ...
Housing Conditions of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers
(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.
Virginia Housing Facts - Units Lacking Indoor Plumbing
(Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1999-09)
Today, indoor plumbing is not only a commonplace, it is a necessity for community health. This report gives Virginia 1998 estimates for the number of occupied units that lack indoor plumbing and shows trends over time.
The Educational Progress of Hispanic Students: Findings from the Condition of Education 1995
(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 ...
Educational Attainment, by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1960 to 1998
(U.S. Census Bureau, 1999)
The report presents data about educational attainment, by race and Hispanic origin between 1960 and 1998.
Confronting the Odds: Students At Risk and the Pipeline to Higher Education
(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 ...
Minorities in Higher Education - Findings from the Condition of Education 1996
(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 ...