Benjamin L. Castleman of the University of Virginia and Lindsay C. Page of the University of Pittsburgh, authors of Summer Melt: Supporting Low-Income Students Through the Transition to College, discuss the importance of schools' continued correspondence with students after graduation.
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November 21, 2014
November 19, 2014
The slate of federal grant programs that help low-income and first-generation students gain access to college are supposed to get funded on a competitive basis, but it doesn't really work that way.
November 18, 2014
Benjamin L. Castleman of the University of Virginia and Lindsay C. Page of the University of Pittsburgh discuss smooth transitions into college and their new book Summer Melt: Supporting Low-Income Students Through the Transition to College.
November 16, 2014
A look at how internationalization of teacher education plays out abroad.
November 06, 2014
Gomperts: Since the end of World War II, the nation has recognized that investing in people going to college is central to opening the doors of opportunity.
November 06, 2014
Santos: Because Pell grant spending has not kept pace with the rapid rise in college costs, more low-income students go to two-year colleges or low-cost institutions where they are less likely to graduate.
October 28, 2014
The two-year program prepares administrators to work in fourteen rural districts in northeastern North Carolina.
October 23, 2014
A five-year grant aims to increase the number of rural students interested in biomedical and health careers in Alaska.
October 21, 2014
During the 2010-11 school year, about 59 percent of rural high school graduates enrolled in college, compared to 55 percent of their urban peers.
October 08, 2014
The decision puts teeth into an abstract promise: that the consortium's 11th grade "college ready" score actually connotes college readiness.