Part of its recently announced $1.7 billion investment in K-12, the foundation is looking for groups to keep tabs on networks trying out different approaches to improve middle and high schools.
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January 09, 2018
December 14, 2017
ACT announces an expansion of its policy to let low-income students send their test scores to colleges for free. Almost immediately, the College Board announced that it is expanding its own free-score-report policy.
December 08, 2017
Policymakers need to break down barriers that promote a false choice between apprenticeships and higher education. A new paper outlines steps to blend the two.
December 07, 2017
Colleges and universities are expanding their commitments to bring more low-income, high-achieving students onto their campuses as part of the American Talent Initiative.
November 09, 2017
Colleges and universities have a duty to help low-income students surmount the many barriers they face in the application process, and 11 key practices could help them do that, a new report says.
October 26, 2017
One college-advising program is helping to bridge the college-graduation gap for low-income and first-generation students with up to six years of support, researchers say. What lessons can schools learn?
September 25, 2017
A new study finds that advice from the working world is particularly valuable as students decide on a college major, but it's the kind of advice they get least often.
July 12, 2017
A new study shows that Michelle Obama increased communities' financial-aid-application rates when she showed up to boost college access.
April 10, 2017
New York becomes the first state in the country to provide free tuition at four-year public institutions, but it is drawing criticism for a key restriction it places on students who benefit from it.
March 31, 2017
The Internal Revenue Service and Education Department announced earlier this month that a tool for helping students apply for federal financial aid would be unavailable for several weeks—but now they're saying it will be offline for another six months.