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Uncommon Schools: The Global Rise of Postsecondary Institutions for Indigenous Peoples

Wade Cole

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772105
eISBN:
9780804779074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Postsecondary institutions for indigenous peoples emerged in the late 1960s, just as other special purpose colleges based on gender or race began to close. What accounts for the emergence of these ... More


Tax Benefits for College Attendance

Susan Dynarski and Judith Scott-Clayton

in The Economics of Tax Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190619725
eISBN:
9780190619756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619725.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

National efforts to promote college enrollment are increasingly delivered through tax-based assistance, including tax credits and deductions for tuition and fees, tax-advantaged college savings ... More


Second-Generation Attainment and Inequality: Primary and Secondary Effects on Educational Outcomes in Britain and the United States

Mary C. Waters, Anthony Heath, Van C. Tran, and Vikki Boliver

in The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the extent to which children of immigrants are able to overcome a host of barriers, including ethnic and racial discrimination, and achieve a postsecondary education. Drawing on ... More


The Transition to Adulthood for Those With Disabilities

Ryan O. Kellems, Dawn A. Rowe, Caroline Williams, and Denya Palmer

in Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.003.0047
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses the opportunities and challenges an adolescent with disabilities may face when transitioning into adulthood. Transition services should be provided to those with disabilities ... More


The First Year Out: Understanding American Teens after High School

Tim Clydesdale

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110653
eISBN:
9780226110677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110677.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Wild parties, late nights, and lots of sex, drugs, and alcohol. Many assume these are the things that define an American teenager's first year after high school. But the reality is really quite ... More


Restructuring the University System

William A. Link

in William Friday: Power, Purpose, and American Higher Education

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469611853
eISBN:
9781469612584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611853.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how Bill Friday was engaged in a battle to alter the external structure of the multicampus University of North Carolina (UNC). First came the Carlyle Commission, an attempt to ... More


Preparing Students for Workplace Diversity: Some Research Implications

Jaime Lester, David A. Kravitz, and Carrie N. Klein

in Building Better Students: Preparation for the Workforce

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199373222
eISBN:
9780190675769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373222.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The 21st century workplace is becoming increasingly diverse and global in context. This creates a need for multiculturally competent employees who can work well with people of different backgrounds, ... More


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