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Radwin, David; Conzelmann, Johnathan G.; Nunnery, Annaliza; Lacy, T. Austin; Wu, Joanna; Lew, Stephen; Wine, Jennifer; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This First Look report presents selected findings about student financial aid during the 2015-16 academic year. These findings are based on data from the 2015-16 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:16), a nationally representative sample survey of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled any time between July 1, 2015, and June 30,…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Postsecondary Education, Higher Education, Paying for College
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kemple, James – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
"The Expanded Success Initiative: Challenges and Progress in the Pursuit of College and Career Readiness for Black and Latino Young Men" synthesizes findings from the Research Alliance's four-year evaluation of Expanded Success Initiative (ESI). This report, draws on hundreds of interviews and focus groups with ESI school leaders,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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Lawrence, Matthew – American Educational Research Journal, 2016
Researchers and policymakers argue that expanding college access is one way to increase opportunities for students who would become the first in their families to enroll in a postsecondary institution. This article uses measures of educational attainment in the previous two generations to consider whether parents' own histories of educational…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Educational Mobility, First Generation College Students
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Chen, Xianglei – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
Every year, millions of new college students arrive on campus lacking the necessary academic skills to perform at the college level. Postsecondary institutions address this problem with extensive remedial programs designed to strengthen students' basic skills. While much research on the effectiveness of remedial education has been conducted,…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Program Effectiveness, Statistical Analysis, College Students
Von Nessen, Erica M. – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education, 2015
This report provides an overview of enrollment trends and enrollment projections at both the undergraduate and graduate level, by sector, for public colleges and universities in South Carolina. Using institutional enrollment data from the late 1970s through 2014, statistical models were built for each sector to determine which factors influence…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Enrollment Trends, Enrollment Projections, Undergraduate Students
Emrey-Arras, Melissa – US Government Accountability Office, 2014
To access federal student aid--which totaled more than $136 billion in fiscal year 2013--schools must be accredited to ensure they offer a quality education. In light of accreditors' important role in overseeing schools, this report examines (1) accreditor sanctions of schools for non-compliance with accreditor standards, (2) how likely…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Agencies, Accreditation (Institutions), Sanctions
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National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
Approximately 23 million students enrolled in undergraduate postsecondary education in the United States during the 2011-12 academic year (Simone et al. 2013). The Web Tables in this report provide a comprehensive source (2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study [NPSAS:12]) of information on the financial aid that was awarded to these…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Undergraduate Students, Paying for College, Student Financial Aid
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Ginder, Scott A.; Kelly-Reid, Janice E.; Mann, Farrah B. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2014
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) collects institution-level data from postsecondary institutions in the United States (50 states and the District of Columbia) and other U.S. jurisdictions (see appendix A for a list of other U.S. jurisdictions). This "First Look" presents findings from the preliminary data of the…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Costs, Tuition, Fees
Karmel, Tom; Misko, Josie; Blomberg, Davinia; Bednarz, Alice; Atkinson, Georgina – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2014
In recent years, the level of participation and attainment by Indigenous Australians in education and training has improved, yet substantial gaps still exist between Indigenous Australians and non-Indigenous Australians. Education has to be a key focus if the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous employment rates is to be closed. This report…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Force Development, Job Training, Indigenous Populations
National Science Foundation, 2010
The Science Indicators series was designed to provide a broad base of quantitative information about U.S. science, engineering, and technology for use by policymakers, researchers, and the general public. "Science and Engineering Indicators 2010" contains analyses of key aspects of the scope, quality, and vitality of the Nation's science…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Education, Engineering Education, Competition
Dow, Daphne – University of North Carolina Office of the President, 2009
The University of North Carolina presents the forty-first annual "Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolina." This abstract covers the breadth of higher education activities in the State in their quantitative aspect, from simple counts of enrollment and degrees conferred to complex analyses of the flow of student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Research, Enrollment, College Housing
National Science Foundation, 2008
This report contains analyses of key aspects of the scope, quality, and vitality of the Nation's science and engineering enterprise and global science and technology. The report presents information on science, mathematics, and engineering education at all levels; the scientific and engineering workforce; U.S. and international and development…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Research and Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering
ACT, Inc., 2007
ACT conducts the only nationwide curriculum survey that empirically identifies current instructional practices and postsecondary expectations in order to develop tests that measure critical skills and knowledge. Every three years, it surveys thousands of middle school/junior high school, secondary, and postsecondary teachers in English/writing,…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, High Schools, Teaching Methods, National Surveys
Yang, Xiaoyun – University of North Carolina Office of the President, 2007
The University of North Carolina presents the thirty-ninth annual "Statistical Abstract of Higher Education in North Carolinaa." This abstract covers the breadth of higher education activities in the State in their quantitative aspect, from simple counts of enrollment and degrees conferred to complex analyses of the flow of student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Research, Enrollment, College Housing
California Postsecondary Education Commission, 2006
Fiscal Profiles, 2006 is the fourteenth in a series of periodic reports by the California Postsecondary Education Commission of statistical information on the financing of the State's public higher education institutions. It also includes selected financial and enrollment information on public elementary and secondary education and on California's…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Aid, Financial Support, Elementary Secondary Education
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