ERIC Number: ED377803
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Postsecondary Education Opportunity. The Mortenson Report on Public Policy Analysis of Opportunity for Postsecondary Education. 1994.
Mortenson, Thomas G., Ed.
Postsecondary Education Opportunity, n19-30 1994
This document is a collection of 12 issues of a monthly newsletter on public policy and postsecondary education opportunity trends. 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) "Children, Family Income and College Affordability"; (2) "Whose Responsibility Is It? Shifting Responsibilities for Financing Higher Education from Government to Individuals"; (3) "Choose the Suburbs...Maybe: Chance for College by Metropolitan Status"; (4) "Up, Up and Away...Institutional Charges"; (5) "Financial Need of College Freshmen Under the New Federal Methodology"; (6) "State Financial Aid Grant Allocation Models 1993-94"; (7) "State Need-Based Grant Coverage of Pell Grant Recipients"; (8) "State Tax Fund Appropriations for Higher Education Continued 15 Year Declines in 1993-94"; (9) "Hispanic Educational Progress: turning the Corner, Bus So Far To Go..."; (10) "State Student Incentive Grant Program: On the Chopping Block, Again"; (11) Every Year...More Unequal: Family Income Differences Influence Educational Opportunity at Every Step Toward Bachelor's Degree"; (12) "25 Year Slide...Where Will It End? State Colleges and Universities Share of State Government Expenditures Declines Further in 1992"; (13) "For Most...But Not for All: College Continuation Rate for Recent High School Graduates Reached Record in 1993"; (14) "Academic Preparation for College by Family Income Background"; (15) "Passing...The Buck: Restructuring Higher Education Finance; Shifting Financial Responsibility from Taxpayers to Students"; (16) "Part-Time College Enrollment: It's Mostly a Matter of Age"; (17) "FY1995 State Appropriations for Higher Education: Looking Better, But That isn't Saying Much"; (18) "Biting the Hand...that Feeds: Federal Income Taxes Paid by College Educated Workers 1970 to 1991"; (19) "Raising Tuitions Tuitions...To Build Prisons: Infatuation with Incarceration"; (20) "Chance for College by Age 19 by State in 1992"; (21) "Retrenchment in Allocation of State Resources to Public Higher Education Paused in FY1995"; (22) "Going Way Away...to College: Interstate Migration of College Freshmen"; and (23) "Reach Out...and Touch Someone: TRIO Outreaching." The first of these issues contains an index to issues 1-18. (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Bachelors Degrees, College Freshmen, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Correctional Institutions, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Opportunities, Enrollment Trends, Family Income, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Government Role, High School Graduates, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Parent Financial Contribution, Part Time Students, Paying for College, Public Policy, Resource Allocation, State Aid, State Colleges, Student Financial Aid, 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 - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Pell Grant Program