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Author(s):Cornwell, C., and Mustard, D
Title:Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
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Date:2004
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Short Description:This chapter examines Georgia’s HOPE (Helping Outstanding Students Educationally) Program and its effects on underrepresented minorities and low-income students.
Annotation:This chapter examines Georgia’s HOPE (Helping Outstanding Students Educationally) Program and its effects on underrepresented minorities and low-income students, building on earlier work (Cornwell & Mustard, 2002). The previous study concluded that, in the first five years of the program since its founding in 1993, HOPE raised the enrollment rate (the ratio of first-time freshmen to recent high-school graduates) in Georgia colleges eight percent relative to the average enrollment rate in other member states of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB). This gain was realized primarily at four-year institutions, a pattern that held for both Whites and Blacks, although the percentage increase for Blacks was higher. The relatively large increase for Blacks is explained in large part by the presence of several relatively large Historically-Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in Georgia.
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The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Korean American Scholarship Foundation
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and Corporate Scholarship Program
Gap or gaps? Challenging the singular definition of the achievement gap
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Survey of Entering Student Engagement (SENSE)
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
The Breakthrough High School project
Improving math performance
Asian Pacific Islander American Students and U.S. high schools
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
California: State accountability report card 2005-06
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Using socioeconomic diversity to improve school outcomes
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Purdue opportunity awards program
Student debt and the class of 2006
Project on student debt: State by state data
Education longitudinal study of 2002 (ELS:2002): A first look at the initial postsecondary experiences of the high school Sophomore class of 2002
The facts: Postsecondary access and success
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Community college fast facts
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
Enhancing student services at Owens Community College: Early results from the Opening Doors demonstration in Ohio
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2007-2008
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
African American students and U.S. high schools
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Finding the right college for you
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Building bridges to college and careers: Contextualized basic skills programs at community colleges
The UW-Madison sixth annual plan 2008 campus forum
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Looking to the future: Volunatary K-12 school integration
Childcare and early childhood education: More information sharing and program review by HHS could enhance access for families with limited English proficiency
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
The alternative pathways project: A framework for dropout reduction and recovery
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Quality, affordability and access: Americans speak on higher education
Admission possible
Unintended consequences of tuition discounting
Minority teacher/special education services scholarship
Trends in college pricing 2006
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
National Center for College Costs
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
Contending with financial inequality
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
College enrollment gender gap widens for White and Hispanic students, but race and income disparities still most significant new ACE report finds
Gender gap grows
Foundation for excellent schools
Higher education for undocumented students: The case for open admission and in-state tuition rates for students without lawful immigration status
Bridges to success
Early financial aid commitment: Response to Indiana's education roundtable
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Access and persistence: Summer 2005
Funding education beyond high school
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
National College Access Program Directory
American Indian college fund
Understanding college access for under-represented students: Trends, issues, and strategies
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Opening doors: Support success: Services that may help low-income students succeed in community college
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Coercive mobility and crime: A preliminary examination of concentrated incarceration and social disorganization
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
Foster youth: Funding for college
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
Early commitment financial aid programs
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
The power to change: High schools that help all students achieve
Educational needs index
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Policy on dual credit courses taught in high schools by high school faculty
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
State higher education finance: FY 2003
What role can dual enrollment programs play in easing the transition between high school and postsecondary education
How do educators’ cultural belief systems affect underserved students’ pursuit of postsecondary education
High school graduation rates by race/ethnicity, limited English proficiency, free and reduced price lunch
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
Just and efficient college finance
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
Responding to the crisis in college opportunity
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education