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Sallie Mae Bank, 2017
"How America Pays for College", introduced in 2008, is a Sallie Mae national study conducted by Ipsos that annually surveys undergraduate students and parents of undergraduates about how much they pay for college and the resources they use to fund the expense. Now in its tenth year, this study also asks families about their attitudes…
Descriptors: Paying for College, National Surveys, Annual Reports, Undergraduate Students
Richburg-Hayes, Lashawn; Patel, Reshma; Brock, Thomas; de la Campa, Elijah; Rubb, Timothy; Valenzuela, Ireri – MDRC, 2015
One of the original purposes of student financial aid was to ensure fairer access to post-secondary education to those least able to afford it and to those traditionally underrepresented. Various federal and state programs were put in place to achieve this goal, including the federal Pell Grant and state aid programs. Yet policymakers and…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Academic Achievement
Birch, Peter; Balcon, Marie-Pascale; Borodankova, Olga; Ducout, Olga; Sekhri, Shuveta – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2015
This Eurydice report analyses the relation between the policies that regulate the teaching profession in Europe, and the attitudes, practices, and perceptions of teachers. The analysis covers aspects such as, initial teacher education, continuing professional development, transnational mobility, as well as teacher demographics, working conditions,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Educational Practices, Educational Policy
Roderick, Melissa; Nagaoka, Jenny; Coca, Vanessa; Moeller, Eliza – Consortium on Chicago School Research, 2009
This report examines the path to college for students in academically advanced programs-- graduates of Chicago's seven Selective Enrollment schools, those who completed International Baccalaureate programs, and graduates who had taken a sequence of at least six honors and two Advanced Placement classes. This report expands on the findings of…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, First Generation College Students, High Schools, Advanced Students