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Author(s):Sawhill, I., and Morton, J
Title:Economic mobility: Is the American Dream alive and well?
Organization:Economic Mobility Project
Short Description:This report examines the importance of economic mobility, and discusses the implications of new analysis showing that the significant segments of American society are not benefitting from America's rising economic tide.
Annotation:This report examines the importance of economic mobility, and discusses the implications of new analysis showing that the significant segments of American society are not benefitting from America's rising economic tide.
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College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development

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Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
Middle-class schools for all
White students are racially isolated
Facts about college access and affordability
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Unauthorized Alien Students, Higher Education, and In-State Tuition Rates: A Legal Analysis
Promoting Full-Time Attendance Among Adults in Community College
Student loan forgiveness programs: An evolving workforce development tool
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Trends in college pricing 2008
What is Known About the Impact of Financial Aid? Implications for Policy
Estimating the Social Value of Higher Education: Willingness to Pay for Community and Technical Colleges
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Flexible learning options for adult students
Connecting schools, families, and communities: Stories and results from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's education investments
Fixing No Child Left Behind
Student loans and public accountability
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
National and state data
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - Spanish Version
Texas public universities' data and performance report: Part A
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
Race, schools, and neighborhoods: Reducing barriers to achievement
Lumina Foundation Lessons: Students aren't just data points, but numbers do count
Orphan Foundation of America
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
Their fair share: How Texas-sized gaps in teacher quality shortchange low-income and minority students
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Using socioeconomic diversity to improve school outcomes
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families