1 in 3 first-generation students quits college within three years. Can colleges boost grad rates by building relationships with students’ parents?
The ranks of such students, who are stymied by cost and inexperience, remain low
How an ambitious plan to help Hispanics get ready for college is making early inroads
Universities seeking revenue levy “academic excellence” and other non-tuition charges
But with many four-year campuses shut down, students are turning to local community colleges
As the First Step Act is set to release more federal prisoners and Congress considers offering additional inmates financial aid for college, California’s overhaul of prison education offers a blueprint for other states.
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Just 4 percent of formerly incarcerated people have a bachelor’s degree. Now, a movement to raise that number is gaining momentum as Congress reconsiders a ban on Pell grants for prisoners, and some states seek to prevent universities from barring felons
With a strong support system and a partnership with the Mayo Clinic, the University of Minnesota Rochester has students from different backgrounds graduating at similar rates