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The Cooke Foundation has released a new report titled “Breaking Down Walls: Increasing Access to Four-Year Colleges for High-Achieving Community College Students.”
The Foundation and edX have announced a scholarship challenge for advanced middle school students. Eligible 7th graders who successfully complete 1 of 5 selected edX courses will secure a semi-finalist position in the Young Scholars Program.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation issues the following statement in response to the White House’s America’s College Promise proposal for tuition-free community college education for responsible students.
Dr. Nicole Hurd, founder and CEO of Foundation grantee College Advising Corps (CAC), was recently featured on The Chronicle of Higher Education's 2014 Influence List.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation took a lead role at the White House College Opportunity Day of Action in Washington, D.C. last week.
At the White House College Opportunity Summit, President Barack Obama was introduced by Cooke Scholar Chionque Mines.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation supports the Bloomberg Philanthropies initiative to increase the number of high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students who apply to and graduate from top colleges and universities.
A new Jack Kent Cooke Foundation report titled "Breaking Down Walls" was featured by the American Association of Community Colleges.
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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Executive Director Harold O. Levy wrote this piece for Huffington Post in response to a White House plan for community college students.