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Peters, Eleanor Eckerson; Voight, Mamie – Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018
Public flagship universities were established to provide an excellent education to state residents. These premier, well-resourced institutions are therefore ideally positioned to address the longstanding inequities in college access and completion. With proven histories of tackling societal challenges head-on, such as combating climate change and…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Access to Education, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students
Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2018
Public flagship universities were established with a mission to provide an excellent education to their states' residents and are therefore well-positioned to enhance social and economic mobility within their states. Yet in many cases, too few low-income students and students of color have access to these elite colleges and the opportunities they…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Access to Education, Minority Group Students, Low Income Students
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Corpora, Joseph V.; Fraga, Luis Ricardo – Journal of Catholic Education, 2016
In this essay we use the framework of ideas, interests, and institutions (Heclo, 1994) to analyze the opportunities and challenges that confront Latino families and Catholic schools as they work to increase Latino enrollment. There are many ideas as to what to do to increase Latino enrollment. It is also apparent that it is in the interests of…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Hispanic American Students, Access to Education, Enrollment
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Jones, Stan – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2015
Due to extensive research, we now know that in spite of extraordinary success in expanding access to American higher education over the last 60 years, far too little has been done to ensure that students complete college, even when they take 50 percent more time to complete the degree than full-time attendance should require. Obstacles to success…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Graduation, Educational Attainment, Higher Education
Ohio Board of Regents, 2014
In fulfillment of Ohio Revised Code 3333.041 (A) (1) the Chancellor has published a listing by school district of the number of the 2013 high school graduates who attended a state institution of higher education in academic year 2013-2014 and the percentage of each district's graduates required by the institution to enroll in a remedial course in…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, High School Graduates, School Districts, College Freshmen
ACT, Inc., 2012
Annually, ACT provides each state with "The Condition of College & Career Readiness," a report that details the college readiness of students who took the ACT[R] test. This report is a companion to "The Condition of College & Career Readiness." This paper traces the college enrollment, retention, re-enrollment, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Standards, Benchmarking
US Department of Education, 2012
This State-specific summary report serves as an assessment of Ohio's Year 1 Race to the Top implementation, highlighting successes and accomplishments, identifying challenges, and providing lessons learned from implementation to date. Prior to the first year of its Race to the Top grant, Ohio revised some Ohio Department of Education (ODE) job…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Achievement Gains
US Department of Education, 2012
This paper describes Ohio's progress in implementing a comprehensive and coherent approach to education reform from the time of application through June 30, 2011. The sections presented in this report highlight key accomplishments made by Ohio to implement a comprehensive and coherent approach to education reform over the reporting period in the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Achievement Gains
Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities, 2011
This report provides a brief, but substantive, profile of the special needs student population in Ohio, including academic performance and graduation trends and an overview of special education funding and related policy issues. The report's central message is that investments in students with special educational needs produce substantial results…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Profiles, Special Needs Students, Special Education
Vandal, Bruce – National Governors Association, 2011
Every year millions of students enroll in colleges with the goal of completing a college degree or certificate so they can find a well-paying job. Unfortunately, many arrive on college campuses, take a college placement exam and discover they will need to complete remedial education courses in math, reading, or writing that won't count toward a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment, Remedial Instruction, Educational Improvement
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House, David L., II – International Journal on School Disaffection, 2011
Many journal articles provide success stories of initiatives or programs. However, few outline the lessons learned in the building of those programs that may be beneficial to any reader who is interested in duplicating a similar initiative. Thus, the purpose of this article is threefold. The first section will provide the reader with history of…
Descriptors: Out of School Youth, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Higher Education
Education Resource Strategies, 2010
On March 25-26, 2010, a cadre of urban education leaders gathered in Baltimore, Maryland for the "Fair Student Funding Summit," a conference that brought together districts that use weighted student funding (WSF) as an approach for allocating dollars to schools. Convened by Education Resource Strategies (ERS) and hosted by Baltimore City…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Finance, Financial Support
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Kamine, Darlene; McKenzie, Ginger Kelley – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2010
In 2002, Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) adopted a policy committing itself to develop all schools in the district as community learning centers. In Pleasant Ridge, one of Cincinnati's most racially and socio-economically diverse neighborhoods, the community set itself to the task of rebuilding what had been a failing school that reflected little…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Montessori Schools, After School Programs, Toddlers
Schulick, Scott R.; Anderson, Cynthia E. – Trusteeship, 2010
Presidents and boards deal with great uncertainty all the time. Today, however, many of them also face a troubling certainty: Business as usual is the road to failure. The trend lines of revenue and expense, once aided by marginal income from growing enrollments, once amenable to marginal annual balancing tweaks, and once cushioned by reserves,…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Tuition, College Administration, College Presidents
Stuart, Reginald – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
When higher education professionals talk of states that put support for higher education high on the list of priorities, only lately has Ohio been able to include itself among the ranks of new movers and shakers. The Buckeye State, which boasts one of the nation's largest systems of public higher education, is embarking upon a new chapter in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Quarter System, Public Colleges, Educational Quality
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