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Author(s):Eckel, P., and King, J
Title:An overview of higher education in the United States: Diversity, access, and the role of the marketplace
Organization:American Council on Education
Short Description:Describes the major characteristics of postsecondary education in the U.S., and identifies challenges to access, affordability, and diversity.
Annotation:This report describes the major characteristics of postsecondary education in the U.S., and identifies challenges to access, affordability, and diversity.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
School Segregation/Integration Data

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Stronger department of education oversight needed to help ensure only eligible students receive federal student aid
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Center for native education
Enhancing student services at Lorain County Community College: Early results from the Opening the Doors demonstration in Ohio
A college access contract
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
2006-2007 National directory of scholarships, internships, and fellowships for Latino youth
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
Avoidable Losses: High-Stakes Accountability and the Dropout Crisis
Learning in a new key
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
States' progress toward high school restructuring
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Using EPAS™ to evaluate school-based intervention programs: GEAR UP
Opening Doors project publications
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2007-2008
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
The College and Financial Aid Guide for Undocumented AB540 Immigrant Students
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation graduate scholarship program