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Author(s):Kahlenberg, R
Title:Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education.
Short Description:Nearly 40 years after the initial authorization of the HEA, the U.S. has failed to make its promise of equal opportunity a reality.
Annotation:Nearly 40 years after the initial authorization of the HEA, the U.S. has failed to make its promise of equal opportunity a reality. While the benefits of higher education are greater than ever, low-income students continue to lag behind in areas such as college enrollment rates, degree completion rates, and in enrollment and graduation from selective colleges and universities.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Financial Aid
High School Graduation
Low-Income Students
Pell Grants

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NCHEMS information center
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Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Gender gap grows
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Foundation for excellent schools
Project GRAD
Educational needs index state report: Indiana
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
Financing higher education
Myths and realities for undocumented students attending U.S. colleges and universities
No merit in these scholarships
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Knocking at the college door: Projections of high school graduates by state, income, and race/ethnicity
Locating the dropout crisis: Which high schools produce the nation’s dropouts? Where are they located? Who attends them
Indicators of opportunity in higher education
Increasing the preparedness of at-risk students
Trends in college pricing 2003
Losing ground: A national status report on the affordability of American higher education
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
Pell Grant recipients in selective colleges and universities
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
The debt explosion among college graduates
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Latinos in graduate education
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
The UW-Madison sixth annual plan 2008 campus forum
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Indiana's 2006 graduation rate
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
National Urban League Scholarships
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
High hopes, big debts
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian education in the states
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
College access, financial aid, and college success for undergraduates from foster care
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
Pell grant shares of undergraduate enrollments
Peak experiences
The advanced placement expansion of the '90's: How did traditionally underserved students fare
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges