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Leveling the Playing Field: Expanding Access to Higher Education
There has been a fundamental shift in our nation's priorities for ensuring access to higher education. In the 1970s and 1980s, most aid was awarded in grants, while loans remained relatively low. Over the last two decades, ...
Enrollment Patterns of Students from Low-Income Families
(Minnesota Office of Higher Education, 2008)
This report provides information about postsecondary students in Minnesota who are from low-income families. Low-income students often encounter multiple challenges when it comes to postsecondary education compared to ...
Hispanics and Higher Education: An Overview of Research, Theory, and Practice
(Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, 2009)
Latinos lag behind other groups educationally (Fry, 2004). In 2000, only 10% of Hispanics aged 25–29 had earned a bachelor’s degree or higher compared to 34% of Whites and 18% of African-Americans (Llagas & Snyder, 2003). ...