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Author(s):Gasbara, P. and Johnson, J
Title:A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
Organization:Public Agenda
Short Description:A Matter of Trust: Ten Key Insights from Recent Public Opinion Research on Attitudes About Education Among Hispanic Parents, Students and Young Adults, recently released by Public Agenda, reports that Hispanic parents place a high value on going to college as necessary for success in the workforce, while documenting the extent to which they perceive substantial financial and other barriers to college.
Annotation:A Matter of Trust: Ten Key Insights from Recent Public Opinion Research on Attitudes About Education Among Hispanic Parents, Students and Young Adults, recently released by Public Agenda, reports that Hispanic parents place a high value on going to college as necessary for success in the workforce, while documenting the extent to which they perceive substantial financial and other barriers to college.
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Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Our impoverished view of education reform
National Pathways to College Network
Early commitment financial aid programs
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Trends in student aid 2005
Indiana higher education opportunity data book
How Latino students pay for college: Patterns of financial aid in 2003-04
State higher education finance: FY 2003
The funding gap 2004: Many states still shortchange low-income and minority students
Achievement in America
Orphan Foundation of America
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Baltimore city's high school reform initiative: Schools, students, and outcomes
The turnaround challenge: Why America's best opportunity to dramatically improve student achievement lies in our worst-performing schools
Starfish Initiative: Mentoring application
A new majority: Low income students in the South's public schools
Making pre-kindergarten work for low-income working families
A plan to improve the quality of teaching in American schools
Education Finance Council
Engaging faculty and staff: An imperative for fostering retention, advising, and smart borrowing
The Kalamazoo Promise
Overlooked gems: A national perspective on low-income promising learners
School strategies and the "college linking" process: Reconsidering the effects of high schools on college enrollment
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
Annotated bibliography: Adult learning in focus: National and state data report
Turning around chronically low-performing schools
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Achievement gaps: An examination of differences in student achievement and growth
The progress of education reform: Closing the achievement gap
Costs, prices, and affordability
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Returning to our roots: Student access
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
College access and tax credits
In need of improvement: NCLB & high schools
Rescuing Brown v. Board of Education: Profiles of twelve school districts pursuing socioeconomic school integration
Break down the bill: What's it going to cost?
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2007-2008
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Price isn't the only consideration: Look beyond the cost side of the equation
Digest of Education Statistics
Forging new partnerships: Adult and developmental education in community colleges
National and state data
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Postsecondary education tuition and required fees in Indiana: 2007-09
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
From cradle to career: Connecting American education from birth through adulthood; California state report
The professional mentor program plus: An academic success and retention tool for adult learners
Helping Teens Succeed
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
The growing importance of inherited educational opportunity
Setting students' sights on college: Chicago public schools
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Frequently asked questions
Teaching and learning across the class divide
School readiness: Closing racial and ethnic gaps
Early childhood investment yields big payoff
Understanding recent changes in child poverty
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Examining gaps in mathematics achievement among racial-ethnic groups, 1972-1992
Delta project on postsecondary education costs, productivity, and accountability
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Raising graduation rates in an era of high standards: Five commitments for state action
Wrestling rising costs with innovation
Evaluation of new century high schools: Profile of an initiative to create and sustain small, successful high schools
Trends in student aid 2007
Student debt and the class of 2006
Project on student debt: State by state data
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
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Education pays 2007: The benefits of higher education for individuals and society
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
Best Business Schools
Starfish Initiative
Center for native education
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Academic competitiveness grant
Manchester College: Fast forward program
The future of public education in New Orleans
The Sallie Mae Fund
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Accounting for state student aid: How state policy and student aid connect
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Add and subtract: Dual enrollment as a state strategy to increase postsecondary success for underrepresented students
National college access network
Education Trust, Inc
Add it up: Using research to improve education for low-income and minority students
Swimming against the tide: The poor in American higher education
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Gaining traction, gaining ground: How some high schools accelerate learning for struggling students
Primary progress, secondary challenge
A little knowledge is a dangerous thing: How perceptions of costs and benefits affect access to education
Financial access: What it is, what it isn't, and how to educate people about it
American student achievement institute
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Foster care independence act of 1999 and John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program
Financial aid and scholarships for undocumented students
Lumina Foundation focus: Restricted access: The doors to higher education remain closed to many deserving students
A guide to establishing community-based college access centers
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
Improving college access for minority, low-income, and first-generation students
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Capturing the college potential of students from underserved populations: An analysis of efforts to overcome social and financial barriers to college
Persistence and attainment of beginning students with Pell Grants
Who should we help? The negative social consequences of merit aid scholarships
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Trends in college pricing 2003
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Tracking achievement gaps and assessing the impact of NCLB on the gaps
Orange juice or orange drink? Ensuring that "advanced courses" live up to their labels
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Promoting school readiness through universal preschool
Do merit scholarships promote college access? Evidence from two states
Talent Development Middle Schools
Hispanic Scholarship Fund: Steps to success (English and Spanish Versions)
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
Building strong families 2004
Need versus merit: Focusing student financial aid for diversity
The art of student retention
Prep for prep
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
Enhancing high school reform: Lessons from site visits to four cities
National association of street schools
Career advancement for low-income workers through community college and community-based organization partnerships
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Indiana family college savings program
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Merit aid and college access
Project on student debt.org
Characteristics of undergraduate borrowers: 1999-2000
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Contending with financial inequality
Documenting the shift to merit
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Ron Brown Scholar Program
Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program
Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccaluareate Achievement Program: 2002-05 facts and figures at a glance
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Scholarships for Minority Accounting Students
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
A mission of the heart: What does it take to transform a school?
Back to College (Back2College)
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
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Schools, Skills, and Synapses
Trends in student aid 2008
Counting on graduation: An agenda for state leadership
Seizing the Measurement Moment
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
2010 Tuition Fees and Financial Aid Report
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
Financial aid in theory and practice
An Overview of Tax Benefits for Higher Education Expenses
Unauthorized Alien Students, Higher Education, and In-State Tuition Rates: A Legal Analysis