ERIC Number: ED390368
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Postsecondary Education Opportunity. The Mortenson Report on Public Policy Analysis of Opportunity for Postsecondary Education, 1995.
Mortenson, Thomas G., Ed.
Postsecondary Education Opportunity, n31-42 1995
This document is a collection of 12 issues of a monthly publication on public policy and postsecondary education opportunity. Each issue contains one or two main articles providing an analysis of research on trends in postsecondary education. The major articles in these issues are: (1) "The Challenge of Educational Opportunity in Public Policy: Doing Much More with Much Less"; (2) "Net Interstate Migration of Pell Grant Recipients"; (3) "'I Worked my Way Through College. You Should Too.'"; (4) "Updating the Refinancing of Higher Education Through the National Income and Product Accounts: The Cost Shift to Students Accelerates"; (5) "Parental Educational Attainment and Chance for College: Surprise, Kids! Parents Do Matter!"; (6) "Institutional Graduation Rates: Important Information Often Misused"; (7) "For Some...Anxiety About Affordability... More than Others"; (8) "Private Correlates of Educational Attainment" (9) "Educational Attainment: It's All a Matter of Degrees" (10) "Income and Educational Attainment by Gender: Where More Really Means More"; (11) "Student Price Response Coefficients: Public Policy and Social Science"; (12) "1994 High School Graduates Entered College at 1991-1993 Rates: But the Numbers Are Up"; (13) "Why Freshmen Enroll in College: Getting Ready For Life"; (14) "Academic Core Course Completion by High School Graduates, 1982 to 1992: Academic Preparation for College"; (15) "The Growing Importance of Financial Considerations in College Choice: 1980 to 1994" (16) "Tax Effort in the United States: Private Wealth, Public Poverty"; (17) "What's Wrong with the Guys?: The Question Many Women Ponder"; (18) "State Appropriations for Need Based Undergraduate Grant Programs, FY 1994 to FY1996: Targeting State Investments on Needy Students"; (19) "Ranking the States: Outreach Efforts to Low Income Students: Some Do it Better, Some Do it Worse"; (20) "Starting Salaries of College Graduates 1947 to 1995: Return on Investment"; (21) "Educational Attainment by Family Income 1970 to 1994: Savage Inequalities"; (22) "State Tax Fund Appropriations for Higher Education for FY1996: Declining Social Investment in Higher Education"; (23) "Applicants for Title IV Federal Student Financial Aid: Seeking Financial Help to Attend College"; and (24) "Private Economic Benefits and Costs of Baccalaureate Education, 1975 to 1994: Is College Still Worth It? For Whom?" (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Bachelors Degrees, College Freshmen, College Preparation, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Enrollment Trends, Family Characteristics, Family Income, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Government Role, Graduation, High School Graduates, Higher Education, Low Income Groups, Parent Financial Contribution, Paying for College, Public Policy, Resource Allocation, Sex Differences, State Aid, State Colleges, Student Employment, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Taxes, Trend Analysis
Postsecondary Education Opportunity, P.O. Box 127, Iowa City, IA 52244 ($84 annual subscription).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Pell Grant Program
Note: For the 1994 collection, see ED 377 803.