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Nora, Amaury; Horvath, Fran – Education and Urban Society, 1989
Reviews the literature for empirical evidence of the impact of financial assistance on minority participation and retention in higher education. Recommends further research on minority subgroups in varied institutional settings in diverse geographic areas. (FMW)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, College Students, Enrollment Rate
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Rendon, Laura I.; Mathews, Terri B. – Education and Urban Society, 1989
Examines factors at the pre-college and community college level that influence the success of minority students pursuing a baccalaureate degree. Outlines recommendations for improving minority high school graduation rates and community college retention and transfer rates. (FMW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Preparation, Community Colleges, Educational Attainment
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Harvey, William B.; Williams, Lea E. – Education and Urban Society, 1989
Reviews the development of historically Black colleges. Discusses the following areas that contribute to their success with minority students: (1) student-faculty relationship; (2) campus environment; and (3) remediation. (FMW)
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Black Students, Black Teachers, College Environment
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Bjork, Lars G.; Thompson, Thomas E. – Education and Urban Society, 1989
Analyzes minority graduate school enrollments and the numbers of earned masters, first professional, and doctoral degrees. Outlines short- and long-term solutions to increase the number of potential future minority college faculty. (FMW)
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Black Students, College Faculty, College Students
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Ginsberg, Rick; Bennett, Albert – Education and Urban Society, 1989
Analyzes educational reform reports issued in the 1980s. Discusses the lack of interest in issues of equal access to higher education in the better publicized reports, but identifies a group of papers discussing the repercussions of ignoring equality issues for Blacks and Hispanics. (FMW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Students, College Attendance, Educational Change
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Clague, Monique Weston – Education and Urban Society, 1989
Discusses the decline in judicial attempts to mandate racial integration in postsecondary education. Analyzes recent Supreme Court affirmative action rulings to determine the limits of voluntary race-conscious initiatives designed to increase minority access and success in higher education. (FMW)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Court Litigation, Desegregation Litigation