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Mississippi Business Journal
Woodward Hines Education Foundation Announces Two New HiresUniversity of Mississippi. Griffin is a member of the Southern Association of C
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted yesterday
University of Mississippi. Griffin is a member of the Southern Association of College Admission Counseling and the National College Access Network. Tyler Flynn joined Get2College as an Assistant Director of Outreach and College Counselor. Flynn’s... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017: Trump EPA nominee ally of chemical industry, Davitt for Bangor City Council, free tuition programUniversity of Maine in Orono and Presque Isle, I am impressed with the state’s
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
University of Maine in Orono and Presque Isle, I am impressed with the state’s innovative response to the current crisis of college access and affordability. In addition to University of Maine at Presque Isle President Ray Rice and other system... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Budget Smudget! Defending UC Berkeley’s public missionmission has long been the advancement of Californians in the broadest sense. Wh
The Daily Californian / Posted 6 days ago
mission has long been the advancement of Californians in the broadest sense. When the New York Times released its latest College Access Index (2017), which ranks universities by the number of lower and middle income enrollees, the top 10 was... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan needs more college advisers, and recent graduates are helpingis helping to bridge some of that gap," said Sarah Anthony, deputy director of
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
is helping to bridge some of that gap," said Sarah Anthony, deputy director of partnerships and advocacy for the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN). The organization produces one of those college advising programs. Called AdviseMI, it's grown... Read more
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MLive.com
Grand Valley State receives $1.3M grant to help veterans earn degreessaid Grand Valley and Wayne State University are the only Michigan institutions
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
said Grand Valley and Wayne State University are the only Michigan institutions to offer TRIO VUB. GVSU officials say the college access and degree completion services tailored to veterans will include advising and mentoring programs,... Read more
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Philly.com
Pa.'s budget mess further threatens higher-edtuition and fees at four-year public institutions, according to College Board,
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
tuition and fees at four-year public institutions, according to College Board, a non-profit founded in 1900 to expand college access. Our state system of 14 universities (including Cheyney and West Chester) this year hiked tuition 3.5... Read more
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EuroNews
Columbia Student and DACA Recipient: 'We Have to Get Our Voices Out'lives like college, I think we're closer to reaching full equality." To hear m
EuroNews / Posted 9 days ago
lives like college, I think we're closer to reaching full equality." To hear more student stories and to learn more about college access, tune in to Education Nation Boston: Build The Future on October 11 from 6-8pmET. Visit... Read more
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The Telegraph
Aspiring higher education leaders work to shape a changing worldJordyn Hale, a college student personnel administration graduate student at SIU
The Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Jordyn Hale, a college student personnel administration graduate student at SIUE, is assisting in increasing college access and college persistence among SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School students. EDWARDSVILLE — Southern Illinois University... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
October is College Knowledge Monthin 2011, which piloted at 17 high school sites. Since then, the initiative has
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
in 2011, which piloted at 17 high school sites. Since then, the initiative has expanded to include over 190 schools and college access programs. The month-long effort allows students to do more than just submit an application. Applying is only... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Awards luncheon set for Oct. 17Policy Priorities State Policy Fellow with Policy Matters Ohio, will speak on t
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
Policy Priorities State Policy Fellow with Policy Matters Ohio, will speak on the affect of state and federal policies on college access in Ohio. Community members and education advocates also may join the luncheon. Cost is $30 per person and... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Indy firefighters turn on the heat to raise money for youth violence preventionfrom the calendar sale will support firefighter projects that stop violence, de
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 14 days ago
from the calendar sale will support firefighter projects that stop violence, develop leadership skills, increase reading skills, teach civility and responsibility, provide college access training and new opportunities to India... Read more
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MLive.com
Tuition isn't the only thing keeping low-income students out of collegefine.' We know that a high school diploma is not enough now," said Ashley Krysc
MLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
fine.' We know that a high school diploma is not enough now," said Ashley Kryscynski, coordinator of the Washtenaw Futures college access network. Navigating the world of higher ed. Many low-income students do not have a family member or other... Read more
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WALB Albany
Sylvester Chamber of Commerce receives $3,000 grantPartnership for Excellence in Education Wednesday. The Chamber was also select
WALB Albany / Posted 15 days ago
Partnership for Excellence in Education Wednesday. The Chamber was also selected as one of six winners of the Fall 2017 College Access Grant. The award gives $3,000 mini-grants to local chambers of commerce to be used to encourage high school... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chattanooga State Awarded $200,000 Tennessee Promise Forward Grantwith the goal of retaining Tennessee Promise students at community colleges. Th
The Chattanoogan / Posted 15 days ago
with the goal of retaining Tennessee Promise students at community colleges. The program was initially funded through a College Access Challenge Grant from the U.S. Department of Education and received a non-recurring allocation in the 2017-18... Read more
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Beauregard Daily News
ouisiana Releases Financial Aid Report Following Record 75 Percent FAFSA Submission RateLouisiana has enjoyed are the result of hard work on the part of Louisiana stud
Beauregard Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
Louisiana has enjoyed are the result of hard work on the part of Louisiana students and families, and a talented team of college access and outreach professionals here at LOSFA, at partner entities and at the school systems. Our collaboration has... Read more
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Market Watch
Free college made universities less equal — in England, at leastWyness both agree that the study’s findings indicate a free college system may
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
Wyness both agree that the study’s findings indicate a free college system may not achieve the desired goals of increased college access and equity in the U.S. that proponents are hoping for. But there are some key differences in the way American... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump policy hurts student borrowersto $600 million in federal loans from more than 31,700 borrowers, according to
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
to $600 million in federal loans from more than 31,700 borrowers, according to government data tracked by the Institute for College Access and Success, a California-based advocacy group. The vast majority of that relief was granted to former... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
worth a lookto either are tax deductible. Proceeds further the mission to save dogs of Maho
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
to either are tax deductible. Proceeds further the mission to save dogs of Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Mahoning Valley College Access Program will host a progressive dinner fundraiser Saturday. Struthers Parkside Church, 110 Poland Ave., will... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump policy hurts student borrowersto $600 million in federal loans from more than 31,700 borrowers, according to
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
to $600 million in federal loans from more than 31,700 borrowers, according to government data tracked by the Institute for College Access and Success, a California-based advocacy group. The vast majority of that relief was granted to former... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The number of people defaulting on federal student loans is risingand increasing oversight and accountability," said Pauline Abernathy, executive
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
and increasing oversight and accountability," said Pauline Abernathy, executive vice president of the Institute for College Access & Success. "But the department is doing the opposite. The rollback of critical protections and enforcement... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
CSCC Plans FAFSA Frenzy Eventsp.m. at the Athens Center. FAFSA Frenzy is designed to share tools and resourc
The Chattanoogan / Posted 20 days ago
p.m. at the Athens Center. FAFSA Frenzy is designed to share tools and resources among Tennessee school counselors and college access professionals to support Tennessee students in completing the FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student... Read more
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The Post-Standard
Syracuse Say Yes appoints new executive directorwith Ahmeed know that he combines a life-long, first-hand knowledge of Syracuse
The Post-Standard / Posted 20 days ago
with Ahmeed know that he combines a life-long, first-hand knowledge of Syracuse with an encyclopedic understanding of college access -- all of which he brings to bear in support of instilling hope in young people and helping them maximize... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
The number of people defaulting on federal student loans is risingand increasing oversight and accountability," said Pauline Abernathy, executive
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
and increasing oversight and accountability," said Pauline Abernathy, executive vice president of the Institute for College Access & Success. "But the department is doing the opposite. The rollback of critical protections and enforcement... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
FCA Foundation CEO steps downon track to graduate in more than 2,300 low-income schools in 25 states and the
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 21 days ago
on track to graduate in more than 2,300 low-income schools in 25 states and the District of Columbia. $200,000 to National College Access Network to support its work around promoting best practices and building capacity for college access and... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Florida private school choice program sees gainsdiscriminate against students. Lead researcher Matthew Chingos says that Flori
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 23 days ago
discriminate against students. Lead researcher Matthew Chingos says that Florida students saw visible gains in terms of college access. Tax-credit scholarships are a type of voucher program where scholarships are funded by corporate donations... Read more
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Market Watch
When government invests in low-income students, it recoups the money, study suggestscould put the grant’s future at risk, borrower advocates say. Even with the inc
Market Watch / Posted 24 days ago
could put the grant’s future at risk, borrower advocates say. Even with the increase, organizations like the Institute for College Access and Success have noted that the grant still covers the smallest share of college costs in 40 years. The Pell... Read more
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Black Press USA
College Affordability Is a Family Affairmillions of people are dedicated to addressing this issue by providing much-nee
Black Press USA / Posted 24 days ago
millions of people are dedicated to addressing this issue by providing much-needed resources. As we work toward equalizing college access and affordability, it is up to families to take specific action in identifying the elements that can make for... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
area leaders embrace Talent Hub plan for education, workforcewas one of 17 communities nationwide designated Monday as a Talent Hub by the L
Dayton Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
was one of 17 communities nationwide designated Monday as a Talent Hub by the Lumina Foundation, for efforts to increase college access and attainment, as a way of “attracting, retaining, and cultivating talent.” The award includes a $350,000... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
WORTHALOOKto either are tax deductible. Proceeds further the mission to save dogs in Maho
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 24 days ago
to either are tax deductible. Proceeds further the mission to save dogs in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Mahoning Valley College Access Program will host a progressive dinner fundraiser Oct. 7. St. Nicholas School is participating in a shoe... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Dayton named one of 17 national ‘talent hubs,’ lands $350K grantcommunities nationwide designated today as a Talent Hub by the Lumina Foundatio
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 25 days ago
communities nationwide designated today as a Talent Hub by the Lumina Foundation for its collaborative efforts to increase college access and attainment as a way of “attracting, retaining, and cultivating talent.” Sixty-seven communities applied,... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Dayton named one of 17 national ‘talent hubs,’ lands $350K grantcommunities nationwide designated today as a Talent Hub by the Lumina Foundatio
Dayton Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
communities nationwide designated today as a Talent Hub by the Lumina Foundation for its collaborative efforts to increase college access and attainment as a way of “attracting, retaining, and cultivating talent.” Sixty-seven communities applied,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Dayton named one of 17 national ‘talent hubs,’ lands $350K grantcommunities nationwide designated today as a Talent Hub by the Lumina Foundatio
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 25 days ago
communities nationwide designated today as a Talent Hub by the Lumina Foundation for its collaborative efforts to increase college access and attainment as a way of “attracting, retaining, and cultivating talent.” Sixty-seven communities applied,... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
auctionsto either are tax deductible. Proceeds further the mission to save dogs in Maho
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 25 days ago
to either are tax deductible. Proceeds further the mission to save dogs in Mahoning and Trumbull counties. Mahoning Valley College Access Program will host a progressive dinner fundraiser Oct. 7. St. Nicholas School is participating in a shoe... Read more
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Al.com
Good news on poverty in the U.S. and in Alabamain 2006 to 816 in 2016, preparing children for school and permitting more paren
Al.com / Posted 26 days ago
in 2006 to 816 in 2016, preparing children for school and permitting more parents to enter the workforce. Efforts boosting college access for low-income students have expanded through coordinated efforts by Alabama Possible and The United... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Bill de Blasio is cruising to a second term. But don't expect New Yorkers to be happy about itand de Blasio have launched a plethora of programs for all: literacy, algebra,
Crain's New York Business / Posted 26 days ago
and de Blasio have launched a plethora of programs for all: literacy, algebra, computer science, Advanced Placement and college access. In addition to renewal schools, the administration is bringing extensive social services to hundreds of... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Minnesota entrepreneur wants to improve how scholarships are...2015, 70 percent of Minnesota college graduates had student debt that averaged
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 26 days ago
2015, 70 percent of Minnesota college graduates had student debt that averaged $31,526, according to the Institute for College Access and Success. Nationally, the annual cost of college tuition, fees, room and board was $20,090 at a public,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Trigaux: For Class of 2016, college debt loads favor Florida graduatesit was $31,448. And at private Eckerd College in St. Petersburg it was $33,979.
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
it was $31,448. And at private Eckerd College in St. Petersburg it was $33,979. The figures appear in The Institute for College Access & Success's 12th annual survey released Wednesday. The financial lesson? Florida grads should feel less of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
How do you compare? Average student debt by collegelast year. Among those students, the average amount owed was $30,852, according
Detroit Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
last year. Among those students, the average amount owed was $30,852, according to data released today by the Institute for College Access and Success. Michigan ranked 13th highest in average student loan debt for the Class of 2016, according to... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Average student loan debt for Michigan students still tops $30,000the same as the class of 2015, which owed $30,045, according to the data, which
Detroit Free Press / Posted 30 days ago
the same as the class of 2015, which owed $30,045, according to the data, which are released annually by the Institute for College Access & Success. Average student debt at graduation in 2016 ranged from $20,000 in Utah to $36,350 in New... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Immigration policy discussed in public teach-inlearned a lot about the barriers facing students in higher education….I want to
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 30 days ago
learned a lot about the barriers facing students in higher education….I want to learn how to fix that problem and increase college access,” she said. After hearing testimony from several speakers on the state of immigration policy, Stokes said,... Read more
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Market Watch
Some states have more student debt than others — here’s whyranges from $20,000 in Utah to $36,350 in New Hampshire, according to a report
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
ranges from $20,000 in Utah to $36,350 in New Hampshire, according to a report released Wednesday by the Institute for College Access and Success, an organization focused on increasing equality in higher education. The report is based on... Read more
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The Mercury News
First year of community college could soon be free in Californiamatters a lot when it comes to student success,” said Debbie Cochrane, vice pre
The Mercury News / Posted a month ago
matters a lot when it comes to student success,” said Debbie Cochrane, vice president of the Oakland-based Institute for College Access and Success. When lawmakers focus only on tuition and not living costs, she added, they’re ignoring some of... Read more
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KFVE Honolulu
Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosiwas appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at Colle
KFVE Honolulu / Posted a month ago
was appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at College Track San Francisco, a program to expand college access. She was scheduled to appear Monday afternoon in Sacramento for a similar event. The protests appeared aimed... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosiwas appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at Colle
Hawaii News Now / Posted a month ago
was appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at College Track San Francisco, a program to expand college access. She was scheduled to appear Monday afternoon in Sacramento for a similar event. The protests appeared aimed... Read more
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Daily Herald
Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosiwas appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at Colle
Daily Herald / Posted a month ago
was appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at College Track San Francisco, a program to expand college access. She was scheduled to appear Monday afternoon in Sacramento for a similar event. The protests appeared aimed... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosiwas appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at Colle
Lake Placid News / Posted a month ago
was appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at College Track San Francisco, a program to expand college access. She was scheduled to appear Monday afternoon in Sacramento for a similar event. The protests appeared aimed... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosiwas appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at Colle
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted a month ago
was appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at College Track San Francisco, a program to expand college access. She was scheduled to appear Monday afternoon in Sacramento for a similar event. The protests appeared aimed... Read more
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Philly.com
Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosiwas appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at Colle
Philly.com / Posted a month ago
was appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at College Track San Francisco, a program to expand college access. She was scheduled to appear Monday afternoon in Sacramento for a similar event. The protests appeared aimed... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosiwas appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at Colle
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted a month ago
was appearing with Democratic U.S. Reps. Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman at College Track San Francisco, a program to expand college access. She was scheduled to appear Monday afternoon in Sacramento for a similar event. The protests appeared aimed... Read more
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