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ERIC Number: ED416754
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 235
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1068-9818
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)
Postsecondary Education Opportunity, P.O. Box 415, Oskaloosa, IA 52577-0415; phone: 515-673-3401; fax: 515-673-3411 (annual subscription, $106 U.S.; $126 elsewhere).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: For 1996 report, see ED 404 932.