A survey of community college students finds three-year graduation rates are 5 percent for men of color and 32 percent for white males, despite higher initial engagement by minority students.
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September 13, 2013
Program that combines college exposure, mentoring, and community service leadership for middle school students found to be effective in boosting college-going rates, a University of Michigan study found.
July 15, 2013
Children's savings accounts have the potential to improve educational outcomes and make college more accessible to low-income students, according to a report released today by the Assets and Education Initiative of the University of Kansas.
June 27, 2013
High-achieving, low-income students can benefit from detailed information about the college process, says a new report.
June 13, 2013
A new report reflects slight improvements in college completion, but less success among Latino and Africa-American students.
September 21, 2012
New analysis by the Education Trust reveals the best colleges closing the completion gap for Hispanic and African-American students.
August 13, 2012
A new survey shows that minority students who attend colleges without much diversity are more likely to experience discrimination than those who go to schools with a more balanced student population from various ethnic and underrepresented minority groups.
July 09, 2012
The University of Central Florida launched Health Leaders program to groom local underserved students for healthcare professions.
July 01, 2012
Young Stanford graduates hope to expand nonprofit providing SAT prep for low-income, first-generation students
June 12, 2012
Getting Latino students into and through college can be a challenge. Many are first-generation college students whose families aren't familiar with the U.S. higher education system and financial aid. There can be language barriers and a cultural reluctance to move away from family and borrow for s...