Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need
"Making College Affordable" examines the numerous barriers preventing low-income students from enrolling and persisting in college. The report offers 11 best practices to institutions to help students pay for college and stay in school.
This fall, Lauren began her first semester at Barnard College, where she’ll be studying environmental policy with our $40,000 per year College Scholarship Program.
America’s elite colleges and universities can increase the number of high-achieving, low-income students who attend by taking simple steps to reduce burdensome fees and improve transparency. Read our latest report on opening doors.
UNC-Chapel Hill receives the $1 million Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence, recognizing success in enrolling and supporting low-income students.
Experts describe how legislative changes may affect education. Students with financial need get some relieving news but still face the “leaky FAFSA pipeline.”
Diversity, integration, and measuring achievement are debated in K-12 coverage. Higher ed coverage concerns social mobility and college access.
Think tanks analyze state K-12 funding, while higher education organizations advise on addressing campus food and housing insecurity.