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What's New for August 2016

Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2016 (August 11, 2016)
This report profiles current conditions and recent trends in the education of students by racial and ethnic group. It presents a selection of indicators that examine differences in educational participation and attainment of students in the racial/ethnic groups of White, Black, Hispanic, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, and Two or more races. The report summarizes data on topics such as demographics; preprimary, elementary, and secondary participation; student achievement; student behaviors and persistence in education, postsecondary education, and outcomes of education.

NCES Releases Data Point Report Examining Undergraduates Who Didnít Apply for Financial Aid (August 2, 2016)
This Data Point is based on data from the 2011–12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12), a large, nationally representative sample survey of postsecondary students that includes data on the application for and receipt of financial aid. The report shows the percentage of undergraduates who did not apply for financial aid by institutional sector. The report also shows undergraduates' reasons for not applying for financial aid.