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    • The Condition of Education for Hispanic American 

      Brown, George H; Rosen, Nan L.; Hill, Susan T.; Olivas, Michael (U.S. Department of Education, 1981-05-01)
      This report presents an overview of Hispanic in the United States and educational profile between 1970-1976.
    • Collaboratives: Helping Hispanic Students Succeed 

      Owlett Baltimore, Linda (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. ...
    • Community College Faculty 

      National Education Association (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 ...
    • The Educational Progress of Hispanic Students: Findings from the Condition of Education 1995 

      Smith, Thomas M. (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 ...
    • The Educational Progress of Women 

      U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; National Center For Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; National Center For Education Statistics, 1995-11-01)
      Over the past two decades, women have made substantial educational progress. The large gaps between the educational levels of women and men that were evident in the early 1970s have essentially disappeared for the younger ...
    • Minorities in Higher Education - Findings from the Condition of Education 1996 

      U.S Department of Education; National Center for Education Statistics (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 ...
    • Confronting the Odds: Students At Risk and the Pipeline to Higher Education 

      U.S Department of Education; National Center for Education Statistics (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 ...
    • The Price of Admission: The Growing Importance of Higher Education 

      Immerwahr, John (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998)
      In recent years, education has been at or near the top of the public’s concerns and it has been a major priority for the president and many of the nation’s governors. When leaders and the public speak of education, however, ...
    • The Workforce Investment Act: Implications for Community Colleges 

      American Association of Community Colleges (American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), 1998-10-13)
      As major providers of employment and training services, community colleges have an important stake in the new workforce investment system that will emerge under this legislation. This policy analysis highlights those ...
    • Higher Education Governance Balancing Institutional and Market Influences 

      Richardson, Richard C.; Reeves Bracco, Kathy; Callan, Patrick M.; Finney, Joni E. (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998-11-01)
      State policy leaders now face—or soon will encounter—critical decisions about their colleges and universities for two reasons: First, the success of American colleges and universities over the last half-century has given ...
    • The Challenges and Opportunities Facing Higher Education 

      Jones, Dennis; Ewell, Peter; McGuinnes, Aims (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998-12-01)
      The paper attempts to accomplish three main tasks: 1. To make the case that the policy environment for higher education is changing and that many current policy assumptions no longer obtain. For instance: policy interests ...
    • Federal Tuition Tax Credits and State Higher Education Policy 

      Conklin, Kristin D. (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 1998-12-01)
      In 1997 the federal government, by enacting the Taxpayer Relief Act, inaugurated a systemic change in the way it supports students in their postsecondary education and training. Whereas other federal student aid programs ...
    • Educational Attainment, by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1960 to 1998 

      U.S. Census Bureau (U.S. Census Bureau, 1999)
      The report presents data about educational attainment, by race and Hispanic origin between 1960 and 1998.
    • Miles to go Maryland 

      Southern Education Foundation (Southern Education Foundation, 1999)
      This report on the status of African American in public education in Maryland, builds on SEF's original Miles to Go report, which found that 45 years after Brown v. Board of Education, the state's African Americans lagged ...
    • Do Historically Black Colleges and Universities Enhance the College Attendance of African American Youths? 

      Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Donna S. Rothstein and Robert B. Olsen (Cornell University ILR School DigitalCommons@ILR, 1999)
      Recently, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have become the center of intense policy debates. Do HBCUs enhance the college attendance of African American youths? Previous research has been inconclusive. ...
    • Institutional Retention Strategies at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Their Effects on Cohort Default Rates: 1987 - 1995 

      Galloway, Fred J.; Scott Swail, Watson (Sallie Mae Education Institute, 1999-11-01)
      This study focuses on an analysis of the factors that significantly affect the cohort default rates at Historically Black Colleges and Universities -HBCUs, and on the potential for reducing these rates. It is hoped that ...
    • Higher Education in Developing Countries 

      World Bank Team (World Bank Group, 2000-02-01)
      The Task Force on Higher Education and Society was convened by the World Bank and UNESCO to bring together experts from thirteen countries for the purpose of exploring the future of higher education in the developing world. ...
    • 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 Pennsylvanians View Higher Education 

      Immerwahr, John (The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2000-05-01)
      Great Expectations: How Pennsylvanians 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 ...
    • 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 ...