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Welbeck, Rashida; Diamond, John; Mayer, Alexander; Richburg-Hayes, Lashawn – MDRC, 2014
The cost of attending college has risen sharply over the last 40 years. Although more credit and grant aid have been made available to students, there are still major gaps between aid and the cost of attendance for many students in the United States, all of whom are left to figure out whether they can afford the remaining costs associated with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Costs, Student Financial Aid, Paying for College
Santiago, Deborah A., Comp. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2008
As the college-age Latino population continues to increase throughout the nation, meeting the country's future human capital and workforce needs make it imperative to improve outcomes for Latino students today. As public attention is focused on existing achievement gaps, educators and policymakers are seeking ways to improve educational outcomes…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Hispanic American Students, Achievement Gap
Santiago, Deborah A., Comp. – Excelencia in Education (NJ1), 2006
By 2025, 22 percent of the U.S. college-age population will be Latino, a level already reached in four states: California, Florida, New York, and Texas. Meeting the country's future human capital and workforce needs make it imperative to improve outcomes for Latino students today. As public attention is focused on current achievement gaps,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Hispanic American Students, Achievement Gap