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Career and Technical Education's Role in Dropout Prevention and Recovery (2007)
This issue brief will explore the critical role that career and technical education (CTE) plays in dropout prevention and recovery. High quality career and technical education can help more students persist in and complete high school by preparing them for the postsecondary education and training that will be critical to future economic successes; by increasing student engagement; by building positive relationships; and by providing innovative delivery methods. Includes vignettes of programs or schools in Midwest City, Oklahoma; Miami, Florida; and Cincinnati, Ohio. --Retrieved Nov. 2007
College Is Possible
College Is Possible is the American Council on Education's K-16 youth development program that motivates middle- and high school students from underserved communities to seek a college education.
College Opportunities On-Line
Conduct a quick search and locate information on colleges, universities, and other postsecondary institutions. Information is included on college costs, financial aid, degrees awarded, and enrollments.
Distance Education and Training Council
Find accredited distalnce learning institutions.
FastWeb.com
Matching students to scholarships... and so much more.
Federal Student Financial Aid Homepage
Comprehensive site on federal financial aid for students, parents, and counselors.
FinAid
The smart guide to financial aid.
GED Testing Service
Find a GED testing program, information for potential test-takers, and more.
Higher Education Links
From the University of Texas at Austin. Provides links to other regionally-accredited institutions of higher learning in the United States.
Higher Learning = Higher Earning
What you need to know about college and careers.
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