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Strayhorn, Terrell L. – Urban Education, 2017
Urban public universities play a critical role in the higher education enterprise. In this article, Strayhorn draws on Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and semi-structured interview data to provide a national portrait comparing predominantly White and historically Black public universities, as well as identifying factors that…
Descriptors: Blacks, Public Colleges, Urban Schools, Success
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Hill, Lori Diane; Bregman, Allyson; Andrade, Fernando – Urban Education, 2015
This study examines the relationship between networks that provide high school students with "social capital for college" (SCFC) and their access to selective institutions. It also explores the link between racial disparities in access to selective colleges and the composition of students' SCFC networks. Findings indicate that while…
Descriptors: Social Capital, High School Students, Urban Schools, Social Networks