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Author(s):State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)
Title:Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Source:http://www.sheeo.org/federal/SHEEO%20Presidenti...
Date:2008
Organization:State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)
Short Description:The State Higher Education Executive Officers issued a white paper for presidential candidates
Annotation:The State Higher Education Executive Officers issued a white paper for presidential candidates. Arguing that the next President will have the “greatest opportunity—and face the greatest necessity—since the 1950s to lead the nation to sustainable prosperity,” the paper lays out two goals: (1)"Second to None in Educational Attainment: One million more degrees and certificates per year." The authors propose that the fastest and most effective way to reach this goal is “to focus policies and resources on the students who are not now succeeding in our colleges and universities”—generally low-income, first-generation, or working adults of all ethnic groups. (2)"Second to None in Discovery and Innovation: World leader in science, technology, and the advancement of knowledge." This goal requires deeper federal investments in science and technology. The paper cites three areas that need urgent attention: re-engineering student assistance, improving data and quality assurance systems, and sustaining and advancing discovery and innovation.
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Low-Income Students
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Beating the odds: An analysis of student performance and achievement gaps on state assessments: 2005-06 School year
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Preparing all Indiana youth for life in the global human capital economy
Connected by 25: Financing entrepreneurship programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Digest of Education Statistics
Foster youth: Funding for college
First in the family: Advice about college from first generation students
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
Undocumented immigrant students: A very brief overview of access to higher education in California
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Student aid and tax benefits: Better research and guidance will facilitate comparison of effectiveness and student use
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Persistence among first-generation college students in Indiana: The impact of precollege preparation, college experiences, and financial aid
CollegeCosts.info
Education Trust, Inc
Early commitment financial aid programs
Breaking through: Helping low-skilled adults enter and succeed in college and careers
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Access and persistence: Fall 2005
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
Pathways to a four-year degree: Determinants of transfer and degree completion
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
State financial aid: Policies to enhance articulation and transfer
College students working: The choice nexus
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Just and efficient college finance
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
Hope works: Student use of education tax credits.
One-third of a nation: Rising drop-out rates and declining opportunity
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
The NASFAA journal of student financial aid
The Navigator
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
Early financial aid commitment: Response to Indiana's education roundtable
More on affordability: Response to Tom Mortenson
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
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
Economic diversity of colleges: College-level data for researchers and the public
NDSFA: Getting the most out of federal aid spending -- encouraging colleges and universities to promote the common good
Eliminating complexity and inconsistency in federal financial aid programs for higher education students: Towards a more strategic approach
Education watch online
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Education pays 2006
Changes in patterns of prices and financial aid
State of college admission 2006
Who goes to preschool and why does it matter
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Closing the college participation gap: A national summary
Unintended admission consequences of federal aid for homeschoolers
Questbridge
Knowledge for practice: A training program for college access advisors
American Indian higher education consortium
Engines of inequality: Diminishing equity in the nation's premier public universities
Miles to go: Louisiana
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
What every student should know about financial aid
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
Proven benefits of early childhood interventions
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Economic diversity on campus
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Generation broke: The growth of debt among young Americans
College Access Challenge Grants: Including Adult Learners, Strengthening Student Success
What We Must Do To Create a System That Prepares Students for College Success