ERIC Number: ED416754
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Postsecondary Education Opportunity. The Mortenson Research Seminar on Public Policy Analysis of Opportunity for Postsecondary Education, 1997.
Mortenson, Thomas G., Ed.
Postsecondary Education Opportunity, n55-66 1997
This document is a collection of 12 issues of a monthly report on public policy and programs affecting postsecondary educational opportunity. Each issues contains two or three research articles analyzing postsecondary education trends. Titles of articles include: "Religious Preferences, Activities and Demographics of American College Freshmen"; "FY1997 State Budget Actions"; "Educational Attainment of Young Adults, 1940-1995"; "The Southern Perspective on Financing Opportunity for Higher Education"; "Trends and Patterns in Mathematics Achievement of Students in K-12 Education, 1973-1996"; "Institutional Graduation Rates by Pre-college Characteristics of Students"; "Public University Tuition and Fee Increases Moderating in 1990s, but Still Exceed Inflation"; "Actual versus Predicted Institutional Graduation Rates for 1100 Colleges and Universities"; "Earnings for Individuals by Educational Attainment, 1975 to 1994"; "Are We Moving Toward Two Classes of Opportunity?"; "High School Dropout Rates by Gender and Race/Ethnicity, 1967 to 1995"; "Freshman-to-Sophomore Persistence Rates, 1983 to 1997"; "Private Correlates of Educational Attainment"; "Transition from College to Work"; "College Continuation Rates for Recent High School Graduates Reached Record High in 1996"; "Employment and Unemployment Rates by Educational Attainment, 1970 to 1996"; "5-Year Institutional Graduation Rates by Degree Level, Control and Academic Selectivity, 1983 to 1997"; "State Appropriations for Higher Education Increase Again for FY1998"; "An Indentured Generation of Students? A Critical Examination of Student Debt Load"; "High School Graduation, College Continuation and Chance for College by Family Income, 1995"; "Family Income by Educational Attainment, 1959 to 1996"; "Decline in State Tax Fund Appropriations for Higher Education Paused in FY1998"; "Academic Preparation for College, 1983 to 1997"; and "Education and Training Requirements for Job Openings between 1996 and 2006". (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Students, Education Work Relationship, Educational Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Statistics, Ethnic Groups, Financial Policy, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Public Policy, Religious Cultural Groups, State Aid, State Colleges, Student Financial Aid, Trend Analysis, Tuition
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - General
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Note: For 1996 report, see ED 404 932.