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The federal government must increase support for colleges that serve the Latino community given the pandemic's devastating impact, argue Viviann Anguiano and Janette Martinez.
If you could reform higher education admissions, and wipe the slate of all the bad practices, particularly those that favor wealthy students, what would you change? Recommendation letters? Campus tours? The funding system? Later deadlines? These and other ideas were recommended by experts.
It isn’t access or affordability. It’s success in high demand, high outcomes majors like Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering, Nursing, and a host of STEM disciplines.
First Lady Jill Biden said in her first one-on-one interview since the inauguration that she is continuing to fight to make it free to go to two-year institutions.
The testing organization says the switch in admissions policies was "abrupt rather than deliberate" but that the policies are here to stay.
Proposed changes to the state aid program would make older students eligible for awards and loosen high school grade requirements.
Programs like Federal Work-Study and apprenticeships get short shrift, but they could help millions of people get educated and trained, Ryan Craig argues.
Achieving the Dream, a nonprofit organization focused on community college student success, announced an initiative to increase rural colleges’ capacity to provide students with the skills they need to enter the workforce and to connect students to well-paid jobs.
Our notion of a transfer student must account for the fact that today’s students move in and out of institutions and different learning experiences.