The Best Schools Are Bargains For High-Performing, Low Income Students

The Best Schools Are Bargains For High-Performing, Low Income Students

Jul 7, 2016 | No Comments

For students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, many of whom are first-generation college-goers, attending a highly selective university or college can open the door to an array of lifelong opportunities and benefits, from rigorous academics and first-class resources to well-connected professors, alumni and classmates.

Gaming the Formula

Apr 5, 2016 | No Comments

State performance funding formulas lead to small decline in Pell revenue per student, new study finds, suggesting public colleges may be gaming formulas by enrolling fewer low-income students.

Low Income, High Graduation Rate

Feb 8, 2016 | No Comments

“Two new studies suggest many colleges may be too quick to write off low-income students and community college transfers. Money and extra support change the equation, at least for some.”

How to improve education for low-income students

Jan 14, 2016 | No Comments

“Americans have long believed that the combination of a solid education and hard work is the key to achieving the American Dream. That’s true, but there are impediments to the smooth operation of the traditional formula for upward economic mobility that researchers on both the left and the right agree need to be addressed.”

4 Ways Colleges Can Better Serve Low-Income High-Acheivers

4 Ways Colleges Can Better Serve Low-Income High-Acheivers

Sep 21, 2015 | No Comments

A panel of influential higher ed presidents convened in NYC to talk strategies for improvement.