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    • Great Expectations: How the Public and Parents—White, African American and Hispanic— View Higher Education 

      Immerwahr, John; Foleno, Tony (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2000-05-01)
      Great Expectations was a survey that the Public Agenda organization conducted to probe the public’s attitudes and opinions about higher education. This survey was unique in selectively oversampling to reach a group most ...
    • Great Expectations: How Coloradans View Higher Education 

      Immerwahr, John (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2000-08-01)
      Great Expectations: How Coloradans View Higher Education is part of a broader effort of the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education and Public Agenda to stimulate a public discussion about the role of colleges ...
    • Great Expectations: How Floridians View Higher Education 

      Immerwahr, John (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2000-08-01)
      Great Expectations: How Floridians View Higher Education is part of a broader effort of the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education and Public Agenda to stimulate a public discussion about the role of colleges ...
    • Great Expectations: How Californians View Higher Education 

      Immerwahr, John (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2000-08-01)
      Great Expectations: How Californians View Higher Education is part of a broader effort of the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education and Public Agenda to stimulate a public discussion about the role of ...
    • Overlooked and Underserved: Immigrant Students in U.S. Secondary Schools 

      Ruiz-de-Velasco, Jorge; Fix, Michael (The Urban Institute, 2000-12-01)
      The United States is being transformed by high, continuing levels of immigration. No American institution has felt the effect of these flows more forcefully than the nation's public schools. And no set of American institutions ...
    • Access to Higher Education in Alaska: Strategies for Success 

      Phipps, Ronald A. (Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, 2000-12-08)
      This report analyzes the historical and current context regarding student participation in higher education and develop policy recommendations for improving the percent of Alaskan students going to college. The purpose of ...
    • Developing and Maintaining the Information Infrastructure for State Level Higher Education Policy Making 

      Jones, Dennis P.; Paulson, Karen (National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS), 2001-07-01)
      In the context of growing demand for policy-relevant data and information, it is time to take a fresh look at unmet needs for policy-relevant data and information, and to explore alternative approaches to addressing these ...
    • DREAM Act 

      United States Congress (United States Congress, 2001-08-01)
      A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment ...
    • The California Dream and its Future: Indicators of Educational and Economic Opportunity in the Golden State 

      Scott Swail, Watson; Gladieux, Lawrence E.; Lee, John B. (EdFund, 2001-09-01)
      This report is an in depth analysis of economic and educational indicators in the nation's largest state. The report concludes that low-income students are bearing a larger burden in paying for college than middle- and ...
    • Creating Seamless Educational Transitions for Urban African American and Hispanic Students 

      Noeth, Richard J.; Wimberly, George L. (ACT; Council of the Great City Schools, 2002)
      This report examines the influences on college planning that urban African American and Hispanic students encounter and how these influences help them develop and implement their plans for postsecondary education. Within ...
    • Miles to go South Carolina 

      Southern Education Foundation (Southern Education Foundation, 2002)
      Despite South Carolina's recent educational improvements, there remain stubborn patterns of uneven investment and a serious disparity in outcomes along the lines of race, geography, and income. This report suggests goals ...
    • Policy-making, strategic planning, and management of higher education 

      Taylor, John; Miroiu, Adrian (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 2002)
      From the outset, it is necessary to understand what the purposes of higher education are. A clear understanding will shape the responses of institutions and individuals to the need for strategic planning and management. ...
    • A Summary of "Best Practices" for Recruitment and Retention of Students of Color 

      National Center for Systems Security And Information Assurance (CSSIA) (National Center for Systems Security And Information Assurance (CSSIA), 2002)
      Most of these recommendations were selected from an extensive review of one thousand college and university web pages describing activities dealing with the recruitment and retention of students of color.
    • Miles To Go Arkansas - Beyond High School: Economic Imperatives for Enlarging Equity and Achievement 

      Southern Education Foundation (Southern Education Foundation, 2002)
      A collaboration of Arkansas citizens and SEF, this report finds the state's education system does not equally prepare all students for higher education, which is essential to success in today's skills-driven economy. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Affirmative Action in Higher Education: An Analysis of Practices and Policies 

      Cade, Alfred R. (Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2002-04-25)
      This study analyzed the variations of policies and practices of university personnel in their use of affirmative action programs for African American students. In this study, the policy topic is affirmative action and the ...
    • The Affordability of Higher Education: A Review of Recent Survey Research 

      Immerwahr, John (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2002-05-01)
      In 2001, the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education asked Public Agenda, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization, to review available surveys on public opinion related to the affordability of American ...
    • Higher Education and the New Demographics for Policy 

      Scott, Watson (Educational Policy Institute, 2002-07-01)
      For much of the last half of the 20th century, federal and state policies have focused on opening the doors of higher education to the underserved populations of America. The result has been a qualified success: more ...
    • Latinos in Higher Education: Many Enroll Few Graduate 

      Fry, Richard (Pew Research Center, 2002-09-05)
      This report shows that by some measures a greater share of Latinos are attending college classes than non-Hispanic whites, and yet they lag behind every other population group in obtaining college degrees, especially ...
    • Great Expectations: How New Yorkers View Higher Education 

      Immerwahr, John (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2002-10-01)
      Great Expectations: How New Yorkers View Higher Education is part of a broader effort of the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education and Public Agenda to stimulate a public discussion about the role of ...