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Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2017
The 2017-18 "Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid" provides useful information to help high school counselors, TRIO and Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) staff, and other mentors advise students about financial aid for postsecondary education. This book focuses on the federal…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, High Schools, School Counselors
Federal Student Aid, US Department of Education, 2014
The 2015-16 "Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid" provides useful information to help high school counselors, TRIO and Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) staff, and other mentors advise students about financial aid for postsecondary education. This book focuses on the federal…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Student Financial Aid, High Schools, School Counselors
Payton-Adams, Minnie – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine the impact of the number of college credits earned in Technical College Preparation (Tech Prep) and Dual Credit (College Now) programs as a predictor of continued success after high school, as measured by first-year college GPA at a Midwest Community College. This study looked at how the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Technical Institutes, College Preparation, Dual Enrollment
US Government Accountability Office, 2009
The Academic Competitiveness (AC) and National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent (SMART) Grants were established by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. The grants provide merit-based financial aid to certain low-income college students eligible for Federal Pell Grants and are administered by the Department of Education (Education).…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Federal Aid, Eligibility, Problems
Sturgeon, Julie – District Administration, 2009
College fees and tuition are rising--430 percent since 1982. Student borrowing for college has more than doubled since 1998, and about 50 percent of lower-income students head to college following high school, compared to 80 percent of high-income students, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Various public school districts…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Income, Paying for College, Tuition
Walker, Karen – Education Partnerships, Inc., 2006
With the advent of "Get tough on crime" and "Three strikes" in the 1980s and 1990s, correctional facilities have become overloaded with prisoners who are often repeat offenders. 51% of those imprisoned have a GED or high school diploma. Out of the remaining 49%, 36% of inmates had not completed the ninth grade and approximately…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Literacy, Recidivism, Community Colleges
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Livingston, Andrea, Ed.; Wirt, John, Ed. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2003
This publication contains a sample of the 44 indicators in "The Condition of Education 2003." The indicators in this publication are numbered sequentially, rather than according to their numbers in the complete edition. The Contents page offers a cross reference between the two publications. Since 1870, the federal government has…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Family Characteristics, Poverty