9780791468630

Expanding Opportunity in Higher Education : Leveraging Promise

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  • ISBN13:

    9780791468630

  • ISBN10:

    0791468631

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-09-07
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Table of Contents

Introduction : creating a 21st-century vision of access and equity in higher educationp. 1
California opportunity indicators : informing and monitoring California's progress toward equitable college accessp. 19
Lowering barriers to college access : opportunities for more effective coordination of state and federal student aid policiesp. 53
The role of advanced placement and honors courses in college admissionsp. 75
K-12 and the pipeline to higher educationp. 115
Measuring the state of equity in public higher educationp. 143
Reaping the benefits of Grutter : college admissions and racial/ethnic diversityp. 167
The effectiveness of the transfer path for educationally disadvantaged students : California as a case study in the development of a dual admissions programp. 193
A strengthened community college role in teacher preparation : improving outcomes for California's minority studentsp. 225
The educational pipeline and the future professorate : who will teach California's and the nation's Latino and African American college students?p. 243
Access in California higher education : the promise and the performancep. 265
Conclusion : fateful decisionsp. 277
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