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Readings on Equal Education

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Volume 20 (2005), ISBN-13: 978-0-404-10120-6

Improving Access and College Success for Diverse Students:
Studies of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program

Introduction

David R. Merkowitz, “Opportunity Answered: Summary Research Findings on the Gates Millenium Scholars Program”
Bronwyn Nichols Lodato, Michele Zimowski, Raymond M. Lodato, and Rashna Ghadialy, “The Survey of Diverse Students”
William T. Trent, Yuqin Gong, and Dawn Owens-Nicholson, “The Relative Contribution of High School Origins to College Access”
Walter R. Allen, Marguerite Bonous-Hammarth, and Susan A. Suh, “Who Goes to College? High School Context, Academic Preparation, the College Choice Process, and College Attendance”
Edward P. St. John and Choong-Geun Chung, “The Impact of GMS on Financial Access: Analyses of the 2000 Cohort”
Sylvia Hurtado, Thomas F. Nelson Laird, and Thomas E. Perorazio, “The Transition to College for Low-Income Students: The Impact of the Gates Millenium Scholars Project”
William E. Sedlacek and Hung-Bin Sheu, “Academic Success of Gates Millennium Scholars”
John B. Lee and Suzanne B. Clery, “How Do College Choice and Persistence for GMS Recipients Compare to Minority Students Who Received Pell?”
Edward P. St. John and Choong-Geun Chung, “Student Aid and Major Choice: A Study of High-Achieving Students of Color”
William E. Sedlacek and Hung-Bin Sheu, “Correlates of Leadership Activities of Gates Millennium Scholars”
Edward P. St. John, “Conclusions and Implications”

Index

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Volume 21 (2006), ISBN-13: 978-0-404-10121-3

Public Policy and Equal Educational Opportunity:
School Reforms, Postsecondary Encouragement, and State Policies on Postsecondary Education


Introduction
Section I: School Reforms
Suzanne E. Eckes and Kelly E. Rapp, “Charter School Research: Trends and Implications”
Kim K. Metcalf and Kelli M. Paul, “Enhancing or Destroying Equity? An Examination of Educational Vouchers”
Glenda Droogsma Musoba, “Accountability v. Adequate Funding: Which Policies Influence Adequate Preparation for College?”
Edward P. St. John, Carol-Anne Hossler, Glenda Droogsma Musoba, Choong-Geun Chung, and Ada B. Simmons, “Comprehensive School Reform: Intervention Designs, Teacher Practices, and Classroom Outcomes”

Section II: Postsecondary Encouragement
Amon Emeka and Charles Hirschman, “Who Applies For and Who Is Selected For Washington State Achievers Scholarships? A Preliminary Assessment”
William E. Sedlacek and Hung-Bin Sheu, “Early Academic Behaviors of Washington State Achievers”
Edward P. St. John and Shouping Hu, “The Impact of Guarantees of Financial Aid on College Enrollment: An Evaluation of the Washington State Achievers Program”
Edward P. St. John, Jacob P. K. Gross, Glenda Droogsma Musoba, and Anna S. Chung, “Postsecondary Encouragement and Academic Success: Degree Attainment by Indiana’s Twenty-First Century Scholars”

Section III: State Policies on Postsecondary Education
Edward P. St. John and Choong-Geun Chung, “Postsecondary Access and Attainment: Reanalysis of the National Education Longitudinal Study”
Edward P. St. John, Deborah F. Carter, Choong-Geun Chung, and Glenda Droogsma Musoba, “Diversity and Persistence in Indiana Higher Education: The Impact of Preparation, Major Choices, and Student Aid”

Section IV: Conclusion
Edward P. St. John, “Understanding and Interpreting Research on Education Opportunity”

Index

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Volume 22 (2007), ISBN-13: 978-0-404-10122-0

Confronting Educational Inequality:
Reframing, Building Understanding, and Making Change

Edward P. St. John, Introduction

Part I: Reframing
William G. Tierney and Kristan Venagas, “The Cultural Ecology of Financial Aid Decision Making”
Penny A. Pasque, “Seeing More of the Educational Inequalities Around Us: Visions Toward Strengthening Relationships Between Higher Education and Society”
Edward P. St. John, “Students’ Voices and Graduate School Choices: The Role of Finances in the Lives of Low-Income, High-Achieving Students of Color”

Part II: Building Understanding
Laura W. Perna, Michelle Asha Cooper, and Chunyan Li, “Improving Educational Opportunities for College Students Who Work”
Masamichi Inoue and Terry G. Geske, “Seeking Educational Opportunity: Desegregation of Higher Education and the TOPS Scholarship Program in Louisiana”
Amy S. Fisher, “State Valuation of Higher Education: An Examination of Possible Explanations for Privatization”
Ontario S. Wooden, “High School Guidance Counselors as Reproductive Forces in the Lives of African American Students: A Study of a Georgia High School”

Part III: Making Change
Luis Mirón, “Activist Research, Post Katrina: One Tool for Renewal”
Kimberly Kline, “Professional Development in Student Affairs: From Learning about Diversity to Building Just Communities”
Edward P. St. John and Shouping Hu, “School Reform, Scholarship Guarantees, and College Enrollment: A Study of the Washington State Achievers Program”

Part IV: Conclusions
Edward P. St. John, “Confronting Educational Inequality: Lessons Learned”

Index

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Volume 23 (2008), ISBN-13: 978-0-404-10123-7

Resources, Assets, and Strengths among Successful Diverse Students:
Understanding the Contributions of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program

William T. Trent, Dawn Owens Nicholson, and Mary E. M. McKillip, “Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: High School Racial Composition, the Implications of Strategic Recruitment, and Becoming a GMS Scholar”
Walter Allen, Alexes Harris, Gniesha Dinwiddie, and Kimberly A. Griffin, “Saving Grace: A Comparative Analysis of African American Gates Millennium Scholars and Non-Recipients”
Nida Denson, Leticia Oseguera, and Sylvia Hurtado, “A Profile of Hispanic Students Transitioning to College: The Impact of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program”
Shirley Hune and Gigi G. Gomez, “Examining the College Opportunities and Experiences of Talented, Low-Income Asian American and Pacific Islander Gates Millennium Scholars and Non-Recipients: A Complex Picture of Diversity”
John W. Tippeconnic III and Susan C. Faircloth, “Socioeconomic and Cultural Characteristics of High-Achieving and Low-Income American Indian and Alaska Native College Students: The First Two Years of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program”
William E. Sedlacek and Hung-Bin Sheu, “The Academic Progress of Undergraduate and Graduate Gates Millennium Scholars and Non-Scholars by Race and Gender”
Krystal L. Williams, Shouping Hu, and Edward P. St. John, “The Influence of Public Funding Strategies on College Choice: A Study of Low-Income, High-Achieving African American Students”
Edward P. St. John, “Financial Inequality and Academic Success: Rethinking the Foundations of Research on College Students”
Sylvia Hurtado, Victor B. Saenz, and Luciana Dar, “Low-Income Students of Color in Higher Education and the Gates Millennium Scholars Program”
Malisa Lee, “Achieving the Impossible Dream: Reflections from Gates Scholars”
Edward P. St. John and William T. Trent, “Understanding the Contributions of GMS”

Index

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Volume 24 (2009), ISBN-13: 978-0-404-10124-4

Enhancing Institutional and State Initiatives to Increase Student Success:
Studies of the Indiana Project on Academic Success

Introduction

Section I: Examining Patterns in Students’ Educational Pathways
Jacob P. K. Gross, “Latino Students’ Receipt of Financial Aid: Patterns, Problems, and Possibilities”
Don Hossler, Jacob P. K. Gross, and Afet Dadashova, “Tracking the New Mobility in College Enrollment Patterns: Comparing Lateral-Transfer, Reverse-Transfer, and Nonpersisting Students”
John V. Moore III and Melanie A. Rago, “Patterns in Motivation and Engagement among Working Students”

Section II: Evaluating Persistence/Retention Programs
Leslie J. Robinson, “Students’ Use of Group Mathematics Tutoring and Its Impact on Major Choice”
Mary Ziskin, Ebelia Hernandez, and Jacob P. K. Gross, “Supplemental Instruction and Equity: Assessment of Implementation and Effects on Student Persistence”
Pauline J. Reynolds, Melanie A. Rago, and Roderick S. Brown, “The Indiana Project on Academic Success in Practice: Bringing Orientation to a Community College Campus”

Section III: Informing Reflective Practice
Nate J. Daun-Barnett, Amy S. Fisher, and Krystal L. Williams, “Inquiry in Action in the Indiana Project on Academic Success: A Formative Evaluation of Action Inquiry in a Multicampus Context”
Pauline J. Reynolds and Don Hossler, “The Indiana Project on Academic Success Paper Trail: An Analysis of Documents and Reflections of the IPAS Staff”

Section IV: Conclusion
Don Hossler, Jacob P. K. Gross, and Mary Ziskin, “Lessons Learned: A Final Look”
Edward P. St. John, “Reflections and Lessons”

Index

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Volume 25 (2011), ISBN-13: 978-0-404-10225-8

Diversity, Merit, and Higher Education:
Toward a Comprehensive Agenda for the Twenty-First Century

Phillip J. Bowman, “Need for a 21st-Century Merit Agenda in Higher Education”

Section I: Contested Constructions of Merit in the 21st Century: From the Big Test to the Diversity Debate
Phillip J. Bowman, “Diversity and Merit in Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century”
Krystal L. Williams, “The Qualified Applicant: Origins of Admissions Tests in Higher Education”
Edward P. St. John, “Critical Analysis of Merit Assumptions in Higher Education”

Section II: Merit and Opportunity in Higher Education: Complexities, Challenges, and Trends in a Diversifying Nation
Michele S. Moses, John T. Yun, and Patricia Marin, “Diversity and Opportunity in Higher Education: The Role of Affirmative Action”
Rhana Natour, Angela Locks, and Phillip L. Bowman, “Diversity, Merit, and College Choice: Role of a Dynamic Sociopolitical Environment”
Charles Ramos, “ACT’s P–16 Partnerships: Expanding Opportunity for Academic Merit”

Section III: Toward a Comprehensive Agenda for the 21st Century: Expanding Indicators of Merit for a Diversifying Population
Phillip J. Bowman, “Toward a Strengths-based Assessment System: A Comprehensive Social Psychological Approach”
William E. Sedlacek, “Using Noncognitive Variables in Assessing Readiness for Higher Education”
Kurt Burkum, Steve Robbins, and Richard Phelps, “Admissions, Academic Readiness, and Student Success: Implications for Growing a Diverse Education Pipeline”
Jeremy Burrus, Carolyn MacCann, Patrick C. Kyllonen, and Richard D. Roberts, “Noncognitive Constructs in K–16: Assessments, Interventions, Educational and Policy Implications”
john a. powell and Becky Reno, “A Democratic Merit Agenda: An Alternative Approach”

Section IV: Bridging Scholarship with Comprehensive Intervention
Angela Ebreo, Gloryvee Fonseca-Bolorin, and Phillip J. Bowman, “Diversity and Comprehensive Strategies in Higher Education”
Phillip J. Bowman and Edward P. St. John, “Toward a 21st-Century Meritocracy: Bridging Scholarship, Intervention Research, and Social Change”

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Volume 26 (2012), ISBN-13: 978-0-404-10226-5

Expanding Postsecondary Opportunity for Underrepresented Students:
Theory and Practice of Academic Capital Formation

Phillip J. Bowman, Editors’ Introduction

Part I: Theory Building
Edward P. St. John, “Academic Capital Formation: An Emergent Theory”
Laura W. Perna, and Margaret A. Hadinger, “Promoting Academic Capital Formation among Urban Youth: Citywide Approaches”
Shaun R. Harper, Collin D. Williams Jr., David Pérez II, and Demetri L. Morgan, “His Experience: Toward a Phenomenological Understanding of Academic Capital Formation among Black and Latino Male Students”
Caroline Sotello Viernes Turner, “Mentoring Latinas/os in Higher Education: Intentional Cultivation of Talent”
Malisa Lee and Edward P. St. John, “Academic Capital Formation among Hmong Students: An Exploratory Study of the Role of Ethnic Identity in College Transitions” Pamela P. Felder, “Prior Socialization in Academic Capital Formation: Historically Black College and University Origins and Their Impact on Doctoral Student Success”
Part II. Models of Successful Practice
Rick Dalton, Victoria J. Milazzo-Bigelow, and Edward P. St. John, “College For Every Student: A Model for Postsecondary Encouragement in Rural Schools”
Tatiana Melguizo, “The Role of Student Long-Term Goals on College Persistence of Low-Income Students: Evidence from the Washington State Achievers Program”
Edward P. St. John, Shirley Ort, and Lynn Williford, “Carolina Covenant: Reducing the Retention Gap”
Edward P. St. John and Victoria J. Milazzo-Bigelow, “STEM Transfer Students in Research Universities: A Qualitative Assessment of Academic Capital Formation”
Part III: Conclusions
Rachelle Winkle-Wagner, “Academic Capital Formation: Can It Help Untangle Confusion about Social Stratification in the Study of College Students?”
Index