ERIC Number: ED287403
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Focus on Minorities: Synopsis of State Higher Education Initiatives.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.; State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.
State-level or system-level higher education initiatives targeted at minorities are summarized, based on the responses of 33 states to a survey conducted by the State Higher Education Executive Officers and the Education Commission of the States. The initiatives described cover a spectrum of targeted programs from early intervention in the schools to development efforts aimed at increasing the number of minority faculty. These efforts include college preparation, retention efforts, and comprehensive services. Excluded are institution-specific programs supported by state and federal funds and broadly based initiatives taken to improve the preparation of all students. A list of studies conducted by each state is included. The activities of the following states are briefly covered: Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education, College Admission, College Attendance, College Preparation, College Students, Grants, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Scholarships, State Action, Student Financial Aid, Teacher Recruitment
State Higher Education Executive Officers, 1860 Lincoln Street, Suite 310, Denver, CO 80295 ($6.00, prepaid).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.; State Higher Education Executive Officers Association.
Note: For related document, see HE 020 821.