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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.

October 21, 2014

Study: Rural Pa. Students Trump City Peers in College Enrollment

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

Washington State Universities Will Use Smarter Balanced Test Scores for Placement

The decision puts teeth into an abstract promise: that the consortium's 11th grade "college ready" score actually connotes college readiness.

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