A new report assembles statistics pointing to a troubling good news/bad news pattern among low-income students heading to college.
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May 17, 2018
January 09, 2018
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.
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 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 14, 2017
Test scores, race, and family income are just some of the factors that influence who gets in to selective-admissions high schools in Philadelphia, raising questions of access and equity.
May 16, 2017
The College Board and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced a two-year partnership aimed at expanding access for low-income and rural students to college preparation and planning tools.
April 24, 2017
A new study shows that in high-poverty districts, where students need financial aid the most, the rates of aid applications are lower.
March 22, 2017
A newly published study shows that when college admissions officers have more detail about low-income students' high schools, they're more likely to understand the context they come from, and offer them admission.