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Latinos and Education: Explaining the Attainment Gap
(Pew Research Center, 2009-10-07)
Nearly nine-in-ten (89%) Latino young adults say that a college education is important for success in life, yet only about half that number—48%—say that they themselves plan to get a college degree, according to a new ...
Higher Education Opportunities for Students with Disabilities: A Primer for Policymakers
(The Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2004-06-01)
This report focuses on the special barriers to equal educational opportunity in higher education faced by students with disabilities, as they are educated in elementary and secondary schools, transition to higher education, ...
Purposes, Policies, Performance Higher Education and the Fulfillment of a State’s Public Agenda
(The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2003-02-01)
In the United States, the primary responsibility for education lies with individual states. To be sure, the federal government plays an enabling role, particularly in higher education; its programs of financial aid and ...
How Latino Students Pay for College: Patterns of Financial Aid in 2003–04
(Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2005-08-01)
Financial aid plays a critical role in the postsecondary education of Latino students. However, very little comprehensive information is available about the sources or amount of financial aid Latinos receive to pay for ...
Student Aversion to Borrowing: Who Borrows and Who Doesn't
(Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2008-12-01)
A basic tenet of the Higher Education Act—that no one should be denied the opportunity for an education because of a lack of money—is just as relevant today as it was in 1965. However, for millions of students, the increasing ...