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December 09, 2014

Poor, Rural States Slash Higher Education

Many states, including some of the nation's most rural, are cutting academic majors to save money.

December 05, 2014

Graduation Rates Lag at Tribal Colleges

Only 20 percent of students at federally funded tribal colleges earn four-year degrees in six years.

November 21, 2014

The Summer After High School Graduation and College Success (Part II)

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.

November 19, 2014

Fight Brews Over TRIO Programs for Aspiring College-Goers

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

The Summer After High School Graduation and College Success (Part I)

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

The Internationalization of Teacher Preparation Abroad

A look at how internationalization of teacher education plays out abroad.

November 06, 2014

Partnering & Investing in Higher Education Access

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

Pell Grants Haven't Kept Pace With College Costs

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

N.C. State Program Wins Rural School Leader Award

The two-year program prepares administrators to work in fourteen rural districts in northeastern North Carolina.

October 23, 2014

University to Ramp Up Rural Biomedical Education in Alaska

A five-year grant aims to increase the number of rural students interested in biomedical and health careers in Alaska.

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