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How one Texas community college helped lift prospects for all students

There is no question that racial, gender and income inequities in the United States hurt our nation economically, socially and morally. Higher education can be a great equalizer, lifting the prospects of the poor, near poor [...]

By | December 30th, 2015|Categories: College & Career Readiness, Cultural Competence, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How one Texas community college helped lift prospects for all students

Hiding In Plain Sight: Solutions to College Relevance

Ensuring college degrees are worth the time, money and effort is a challenge this nation must solve. Simply put: more degrees of value mean a more prosperous, equitable future. The college attainment enterprise is certainly [...]

By | September 21st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hiding In Plain Sight: Solutions to College Relevance

A College Completion Idea That’s So Simple. Why Aren’t We Doing It?

This week’s White House “College Opportunity” summit will focus on an overlooked area with enormous potential for student success: K-12 and higher education working together to improve college completion. It sounds so simple and obvious. [...]

By | January 31st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on A College Completion Idea That’s So Simple. Why Aren’t We Doing It?

How We Got It Wrong About Data Use

Data has been promoted as the great game changer in education.  Simply stated, once we have good data, we can figure out what the problems are and how to fix them to improve student [...]

By | June 18th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on How We Got It Wrong About Data Use