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Nienhusser, H. Kenny – Review of Higher Education, 2015
This research presents findings of the policymaking environment in the area of postsecondary education benefits for undocumented immigrants in New York. In addition to describing the response to ever-changing federal, state, and local actions, this investigation also identifies five political forces (power of the governor, pressure of advocacy…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, Educational Policy, Postsecondary Education, Educational Benefits
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Li, Dai – Review of Higher Education, 2010
This study examines the bachelor's degree attainment among students who first matriculate in four-year institutions but who then transfer to other four-year institutions. It constitutes a contribution to the research that has primarily studied transferring students who start at two-year colleges. This study uses Heckman's two-step model to correct…
Descriptors: Transfer Students, College Attendance, College Transfer Students, Student Mobility
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Christakis, Michael N. – Review of Higher Education, 2009
State governors have the potential to impact their states' public higher education systems in a variety of very significant ways. The findings for the 33 governors included in this study suggest a great deal of variation in the extent of their authority and influence. Governors' composite ratings of formal authority and informal influence are…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Education, State Officials, Influences
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Greer, Darryl – Review of Higher Education, 1984
The legislative history of legislation concerning disclosure of standardized college admissions test items is reviewed, the effect of existing laws in California and New York is outlined, and public policy and legal questions leading to and resulting from the legislation are discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Disclosure, Higher Education, Legal Problems