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Boland, William Casey – Education Sciences, 2018
To date, there has been little analysis of MSI Title III and V grant-funded programs across all MSI categories. For researchers, practitioners, and policymakers, it is imperative to explore the contributions of MSIs as manifested in Title III and V grant-funded programs. The purpose of this study is to analyze MSI Title III and V programs based on…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Educational Legislation, College Students
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Hossler, Don; Kwon, Jihye – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2015
There is a dearth of empirical work that examines the relationships between federal financial aid policy and institutional financial aid priorities and expenditures. This study uses Resource Dependency Theory to explore whether changes the amount of financial aid awarded by colleges and universities during the last fifty years are best explained…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Public Policy, Student Financial Aid, School Policy
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Hoshiar, Mitra; Dunlap, Jody; Li, Jinyi; Friedel, Janice Nahra – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2014
Online learning is rapidly becoming one of the most prevalent delivery methods of learning in institutions of higher education. It provides college students, especially adult students, an alternative, convenient, and cost-efficient method to earn their credentials, upgrade their skills and knowledge, and keep or upgrade their employment. But at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Electronic Learning, Two Year College Students, Faculty Development
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Wine, Jennifer; Bryan, Michael; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) helps fulfill the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) mandate to collect, analyze, and publish statistics related to education. The purpose of NPSAS is to compile a comprehensive research dataset, based on student-level records, on financial aid…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid, Institutional Characteristics, Research Methodology
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Wine, Jennifer; Bryan, Michael; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
The National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) helps fulfill the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) mandate to collect, analyze, and publish statistics related to education. The purpose of NPSAS is to compile a comprehensive research dataset, based on student-level records, on financial aid…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid, School Statistics, Institutional Characteristics
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Wine, Jennifer; Bryan, Michael; Siegel, Peter – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
This report describes the methods and results for the 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12), conducted for the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Washington, DC. The following legislation authorizes this and previous cycles of NPSAS, as well as two longitudinal studies deriving…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid, Research Methodology, School Statistics
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Sondergeld, Toni A.; Fischer, John M.; Samel, Arthur N.; Knaggs, Christine M. – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2013
It is widely accepted that postsecondary education has become a necessity for US youth. College access, however, has been found not to be equal for all. As a result, federally funded college-readiness programs, such as Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP), have been established to increase the numbers of…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Economically Disadvantaged, Access to Education, Quasiexperimental Design
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Congressional Budget Office. – 1991
This study examines how federal, state, and institutional student aid promote equal educational opportunity by lowering the net cost of education that undergraduates and their parents must pay. It also considers some possible alternative federal policies concerning student aid that the 102nd Congress may wish to consider as it goes about…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Educational Equity (Finance), Equal Education, Higher Education