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Education Trust-West, 2017
Educational opportunities and outcomes for California's Latino students have improved over the last half century. Even so, Latino students continue to face barriers in opportunity that make it harder for them to achieve college, career, and future success. The goal of this report is to describe what Latino students currently experience in…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Access to Education, Equal Education, Educational Quality
Thomasian, John – NGA Center for Best Practices, 2011
STEM--science, technology, engineering, and mathematics--is critical to and supportive of many education reforms being undertaken today, from adoption of common internationally benchmarked standards to better teacher preparation to enhanced coordination across the entire K-20 education system. In fact, STEM is not a separate reform movement at…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Engineering Education, STEM Education, Mathematics Education
Madensen, Tamara D.; Eck, John E. – US Department of Justice, 2006
Alcohol-related riots among university students pose a significant problem for police agencies that serve college communities. The intensity of the disturbances may vary. However, the possible outcomes include property destruction and physical violence and are a serious threat to community and officer safety. This report provides a framework for…
Descriptors: Violence, Student Attitudes, Behavior Disorders, Intervention
US Environmental Protection Agency, 2006
This guide contains examples of volunteer projects related to solid waste management. Volunteering provides the opportunity to enjoy new experiences, meet new people, learn new skills, and put ideas and talents to work. The stories included in this guide are: (1) Raucous Revelry and Recycling: Penn State Beaver Stadium Post-Game Recycling…
Descriptors: Volunteers, College Students, Rural Areas, High School Students
Minnesota Higher Education Services Office, 2004
This report contains data on the number and dollar amounts of Minnesota State Grants received by Minnesota undergraduates for Fiscal Years 1978 through 2003. Combined federal Pell and State Grant awards are also reported. The report includes a table showing the parameters used in the State Grant Program from Fiscal Year 1984 through 2003. The…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Grants, State Aid, Federal Aid
Haines, Michael P. – 1983
Most college students are drinkers, but most of these drinkers are not problem drunks or alcoholics. College students are in fact an ideal population, at an opportune stage of development, to be taught healthy drinking practices. One major obstacle to teaching "alcohol wellness" is the considerable number of health educators who attempt to teach…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, College Students, Drinking, Drug Use
Hutcheson, Polly, Ed. – 1999
This report highlights the various strategies used to relate cooperative education (CE) work experience to students' academic programs by profiling 17 colleges and universities that are members of the National Commission for Cooperative Education's College Partner Program. Each profile includes a brief statement from the institution's president;…
Descriptors: College Students, Colleges, Community Colleges, Cooperative Education
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. – 1992
This report presents a "snapshot" of higher education trends in Texas in 1990-91. An opening letter notes that the state is currently coping with record enrollments, greater competition for state dollars, and the impact of these issues on educational quality. A section on students looks at enrollment, minority enrollment, financial aid…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Faculty, College Libraries, College Students
Long, Patrick T.; Kraus, Barbara E. – 1985
To meet the growing demand for recreation services in rural communities, the Colorado Rural Recreation Director's Project (CRRDP) works as a partnership between the University of Colorado in Boulder and rural Colorado communities. During the summer months, each participating community (52 since the project's beginning in 1981) receives the…
Descriptors: College Students, Cooperative Programs, Delivery Systems, Field Experience Programs
Hardy, Dan – College Board Review, 1992
A cooperative effort in Chester, Pennsylvania, involves religious leaders, school district personnel, and college and university administrators with the goal of increasing minority college enrollment. The task force has developed a newsletter, presentations to high school students, information on admissions and financial aid for parents and…
Descriptors: Admissions Counseling, Black Students, College Bound Students, College School Cooperation