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Title:The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states experiences
Source:http://www.casey.org/NR/rdonlyres/34800624-519A...
Date:2007
Organization:Casey Family Programs
Short Description:This publication examines how the Chafee educational and training vouchers and other state-based supports for higher education have been working for young adults aging out of foster care. The National Foster Care Coalition (NFCC) has worked closely with six states to examine the implementation of the Chafee ETV Program since its inception in 2003: California, Maine, Montana, New York, North Carolina, and Wyoming.
Annotation:This publication examines how the Chafee educational and training vouchers and other state-based supports for higher education have been working for young adults aging out of foster care. The National Foster Care Coalition (NFCC) has worked closely with six states to examine the implementation of the Chafee ETV Program since its inception in 2003: California, Maine, Montana, New York, North Carolina, and Wyoming. These states were selected to provide a diverse view of ETV program implementation, including state- and county-administered child welfare programs, urban and rural programs, and programs serving either very large or very small populations of youth. This publication documents a select number of young people’s experiences with the ETV program and also shares recommendations from constituents and other stakeholders on how to improve this unique and important postsecondary education and training program.
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Non-traditional Students
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College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
Consolidation loans: Redesign options and considerations
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
The unraveling of No Child Left Behind: How negotiated changes unravel the law
Catching the Dream
The contributions of economics to the study of college access and success
Improving lives: Ensuring the academic success of low-income adults
Career academies: Impacts on labor market outcomes and educational attainment
Frequently asked questions about college costs
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Effective preschool curricula and teaching strategies
Federal student financial aid: A national profile of programs in Title IV of the higher education act
College access and tax credits
LearnMore Indiana Resource Center
Scholarship guide
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
Finding the right college for you
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
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Opportunity in America: The role of education
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Center for native education
College Board scholarship search
Purdue opportunity awards program
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
The funding gap (Spanish version)
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
2006-07 Washington state tuition and fee report
Return on investment: Educational choices and demographic change in California's future
California: State accountability report card 2005-06
Education watch California: Key facts and figures
States' progress toward high school restructuring
The learning season: The untapped power of summer to advance student achievement
New kids on the block: Results from the Moving to Opportunity experiment
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
Learning in a new key
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Developing your vision while attending college
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Increasing success for underserved students: Redesigning introductory courses
Primary progress, secondary challenge
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Education pays update 2005
College is possible
Course corrections: Experts offer solutions to the college cost crisis
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
Funding education beyond high school
American student achievement institute
Early financial aid commitment: Response to Indiana's education roundtable
Diversity and persistence in Indiana higher education: The impact of preparation, major choices, and financial aid
Beyond the 49th parallel II: The affordability of university education
Indiana family college savings program
Foundation for excellent schools
Bridges to success
Vital voices: Building constituencies for public school reform
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Financial aid issues for students from low income families
State of college admission 2006
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
EducationQuest
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
Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Federal Perkins Loan teacher cancellation
Education watch online
Literature review: Intervention methods and programs for pre-college entry for disadvantaged students
National association of state approving agencies
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
Placing college graduation rates in context: How 4-Year college graduation rates vary with selectivity and the size of low-income enrollment
CSO College Center: A student gateway to college access, opportunity, and success
National Center for College Costs
Reclaiming the American dream
First generation college students: A literature review
Investing in America's future: Why student aid pays off for society and individuals
A new core curriculum for all: Aiming high for other peoples' children
Council for Opportunity in Education
Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education
Trends in college pricing 2005
Overcoming obstacles to preparing for college: Perspectives from a rural Upward Bound program
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
TRIO Programs
The role of student loans in college access
Student debt levels continue to rise: Stafford indebtedness: 1999 update
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
Powerful partnerships: Independent colleges share high-impact strategies for low-income students’ success
Expanding college access: The impact of state finance strategies
Meeting the access challenge: Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars program
Double the numbers: Postsecondary attainment and underrepresented youth
Work first, study second: Adult undergraduates who combine employment and postsecondary enrollment
Facts about college access and affordability
Going2College.org
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
The economics of higher education access in Indiana
A study of the Talent Search program: Analysis and highlights
Programs at higher education institutions for disadvantaged precollege students
A Better Chance.org
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Federal Aid First
Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Back to basics: Improving college readiness of community college students
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Foster youth: Tips for completing the FAFSA (2008-09)
Apply to Succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
National evaluation of Upward Bound: Summary of first-year impacts and program operations
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
College For Every Student
Cherokee Nation Higher Education Scholarship Programs
Woodrow Wilson Fellowships
Research brief: Practices that support data use in urban high schools
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
The status of Latinos/as in engineering: Confronting the "new" American dilemma
Unauthorized Alien Students, Higher Education, and In-State Tuition Rates: A Legal Analysis
Unauthorized Alien Students: Issues and “DREAM Act” Legislation
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Student debt and the class of 2007
Engaging Faculty and Staff: An Imperative for Fostering Retention, Advising, and Smart Borrowing
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
2007-08 National postsecondary student aid study (NPSAS:08): Student financial aid estimates for 2007-08
One in 100: Behind Bars in America 2008
Why Should State Government Invest in College Education? An Equilibrium Approach for th US in 2000
A profile of successful Pell Grant recipients: Time to Bachelor's degree and early graduate school enrollment
Why stop after high school?: A descriptive analysis of the most important reasons that high school graduates do not continue to PSE
Trends in college pricing 2009
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
Seizing the Measurement Moment
National Center for Family Literacy
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Scholarship Program
Kids2College
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Ron Brown Scholar Program
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Wising up: How government can partner with business to increase skills and advance low-wage workers
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
Closing the gap in science achievement: Using NAEP science assessment scores to analyze state trends
From high school to the future: Potholes on the road to college
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Economic mobility project
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
McNair scholar handbook
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
Best practices in recruiting and retaining minority graduate students
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Pre-college outreach programs for low-income students: A literature review
Student loan forbearance and its relationship to default
College students working: The choice nexus
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Upward Bound
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Indicators of opportunity in higher education
All students reaching the top: Strategies for closing academic achievement gaps
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
What's at stake? The social and economic benefits of higher education
Educational attainment in the United States: 2003
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
Lumina Foundation for Education
Trends in student aid 2005
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Ticket to nowhere: The gap between leaving high school and entering college and high performance jobs
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
A summary of career beginnings impact evaluation: Findings from a program for disadvantaged high school students
The mentoring of disadvantaged youth
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
Student aid and postsecondary tax preferences: Limited research exists on the effectiveness of tools to assist students and families through Title IV student aid and tax preferences
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
College access: From the inside out
Miles to go: Louisiana
Teens and technology: Youth are leading the transition to a fully wired and mobile nation
Parent power and urban school reform: The story of Mothers on the Move
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Statement before the subcommittee on personnel committee on armed services United States senate
Saving for College Website
Financial aid and postsecondary opportunity for nontraditional age pre-college students: The roles of information and education delivery systems
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
Unintended consequences of tuition discounting
The growing gap between reality and policy in opportunity in for higher education
Yes we can: Telling truths and dispelling myths about race and education in America
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
Knowledge is power program
Project GRAD
Mesa
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
Lumina Foundation focus
The Navigator
Indiana dollars for scholars (presentation)
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
Access to the most selective private colleges by high-ability, low-income students: Are they out there?
Our impoverished view of education reform
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
The promise and practice of prison programming
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Understanding and working with students and adults from poverty
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Reaching Higher: Strategic Directions for Higher Education in Indiana
Financial aid awareness and college attainment
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
National and state data
Postsecondary success begins with high school preparation
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Education watch Indiana: Key education facts and figures
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Texas: Key education facts and figures 2006
Education watch Washington: Key education facts and figures
Education watch Washington: Key Education Facts and Figures
The funding gap 2007
High school dropout: A quick stats fact sheet
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Best Business Schools
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Gates Millenium Scholars Program
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Families forgotten: Administration’s priorities put child care low on list
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
College bound? Don't get hooked by misleading financial aid offers
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Trends in student aid 2007
Diversity workshops: Gender equity--a closer look
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Financial aid glossary: Some terms you may enounter on the road
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Equality and education, A Century Foundation project
Economic diversity on campus
What every student should know about financial aid
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
Inside the black box of high-performing high-poverty schools
Ensuring academic success for English learners
Dropout rates in the United States: 2004
Trip to college
How well are states educating our neediest children?: The Fordham report 2006
Richard Stockton College Community of Scholars
Early commitment financial aid programs - Do they increase college access?
Financial aid, access, and America's social contract with higher education
Sallie Mae: First in my family scholarship
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
Career development in context: Selected trends in education, economics, labor, and society
Generation broke: The growth of debt among young Americans
The campus-based financial aid programs: A review and analysis of the allocation of funds to institutions and the distribution of aid to students
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Quick facts about student debt
The money manual: A personal finance guide from the Hispanic Scholarship Fund