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Author(s):Alabama Commission on Higher Education
Title:Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Organization:Alabama Commission on Higher Education
Short Description:This report presents information on all public higher education institutions in Alabama, including four-year public institutions and two-year public institutions.
Annotation:This report presents information on all public higher education institutions in Alabama, including four-year public institutions and two-year public institutions. Individual institutional profiles are also provided for each college or university.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
American Indians/Alaska Natives
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
Athletes/Intercollegiate Athletics
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Female Students
Financial Aid
Male Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Remediation/Developmental Education
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Understanding recent changes in child poverty
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Percent receiving federal financial aid and average amount per recipient
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Post-secondary education options for low-income students
Addressing the needs of adult learners
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
Mission: Possible!
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Promoting Full-Time Attendance Among Adults in Community College
College Access Challenge Grants: Including Adult Learners, Strengthening Student Success
Seizing the Measurement Moment
Student debt and the class of 2008
Hispanic College Fund
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
The connection strategy: Preparing young people to succeed in college and beyond
Center for Law and Social Policy
Squeeze play 2009: The public's view on college costs today
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
NASFAA's cash for college
Federal access policies and higher education for working adults
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
The Pangloss Index: How states game the No Child Left Behind Act
ETS Policy Notes: Adult education in America
Back to College (Back2College)
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
An Overview of Tax Benefits for Higher Education Expenses
One in 100: Behind Bars in America 2008
United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Scholarships
Scholarship Gateway
Fast foward: Find your place - faster
Indian Health Service Scholarship
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Federal student aid formula: Cost-of-living adjustment could increase aid to a small percentage of students in high-cost areas but could also further complicate aid process
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Student debt and the class of 2009
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning
Digest of Education Statistics
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Promoting a systematic focus on learning supports to address barriers to learning and teaching
Frequently asked questions about college costs
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Money on the table: State initiatives to improve financial aid participation
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Orphan Foundation of America
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
College Board scholarship search
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Student loans and public accountability
Teacher credentials and student achivement in high school: A cross-subject analysis with student fixed effects
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
White students are racially isolated
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Career Voyages
National study of student support services. Third-year longitudinal study results and program implementation study update
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Raising the graduation rates of low-income college students
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Financing higher education
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Challenging the myths: Rethinking the role of school counselors
Education as crime prevention: Reinstating Pell Grant eligibility for the incarcerated
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Student debt levels continue to rise: Stafford indebtedness: 1999 update
Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Pathways to a four-year degree: The higher education story of one generation
Confronting the graduation rate crisis in the south
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Workbook of state affordability rates 2004
Beyond the tunnel problem: Addressing cross-cutting issues that impact vulnerable youth
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
School context, student attitudes and behavior, and student achievement: An exploratory analysis
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Early financial aid commitment: Response to Indiana's education roundtable
Funding education beyond high school
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
USA Funds
National college access network
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Foster youth: Funding for college
Kids Count state-level data online
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Student loan forgiveness programs
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
Improving urban student achievement through early childhood reform: What state policymakers can do
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
The debt explosion among college graduates
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Documenting the shift to merit
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Contending with financial inequality
36th annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid, 2004 - 2005 academic year
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Institutional grants and baccalaureate degree attainment
Perceptions of college financial aid among California Latino youth
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
High school counselors handbook 2004-05
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
NDSFA: Recommendations for improving federal aid delivery
Education watch online
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
National Center for College Costs