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An Overview of Higher Education in the United States: Diversity, Access and the Role of the Marketplace
(American Council on Education, 2004-11-10)
U.S higher education borrows its structure from both the British undergraduate college and German research university, but its character is profoundly influenced by major philosophical beliefs that shape American public ...
Evading "Residence": Undocumented Students, Higher Education, and the States
(American University Law Review, 2003)
The author provides an overview of the challenges undocumented students face with regard to higher education, surveys recent state efforts to legislate in the area of postsecondary education, and analyzes state-level ...
The Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color Cross-Sector Collaboration as a Model for Improving Educational Outcomes
(American Council on Education, 2016)
This report will explore the development and evolution of the Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color. In sharing their experience, they authors believe that the Consortium can serve as a model for other ...
¿Cómo Apoyar a los Estudiates Indocumentados en su Camino a la Universidad?: Consejos Para los Padres
(Educators for Fair Consideration, 2014)
Este reporte ofrece una guia para estudiantes indocumentados y sus familias a proposito del acceso a la educacion superior norteamericana.
Tribal College and University Funding: Tribal Sovereignty at the Intersection of Federal, State, and Local Funding
(National Education Association, 2016-05-01)
American Indians and Alaska Natives do not access higher education at the same rate as their non-Native peers. Tribal colleges and universities (TCUs) continue to provide a transformative postsecondary experience and ...
Unauthorized Immigrants’ Access to Higher Education: Fifty States, Different Directions
(The University of North Carolina School of Government, 2009)
The aim of this article is to put North Carolina higher education policies and possible changes in context. The article provides detailed information on federal laws and other states’ laws and actions relating to immigrants’ ...
Higher Education in California: Expanding College Access
(Public Policy Institute of California, 2017-09-01)
More California high school graduates are academically ready for college than ever before. More are applying to and enrolling in college, and both the University of California (UC) and the California State University (CSU) ...
How Public Universities Can Promote Access and Success for All Students
(Center for American Progress, 2014-09-09)
Higher education has long been a path to economic security, and this is especially true for low-income students, first-generation college students, and students of color. Current demographic trends show that non-Hispanic ...
Inclusive Learning Environments: A Focus on Learning Styles, Gender, and Personality Types
(Teacher-Scholar: The Journal of the State Comprehensive University, 2016)
African-Americans have struggled to access to higher education since before Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863. Since the 1970s, doors of PWIs, including many state comprehensive universities ...
Barriers to Success: High Unmet Financial Need Continues to Endanger Higher Education Opportunities for Low Income Students
(Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), 2015-06-01)
For nearly three in four people, paying for a postsecondary education seems out of reach. The cost of college has far outpaced the growth in incomes for more than a decade. Low-income students are disproportionately affected ...