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Cornell professor of political science Suzanne Mettler writes about how “federal student aid has become less effective in promoting opportunity”.
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… In the 1970s, the maximum Pell grants for low-income students covered nearly 80 percent of costs at the average four-year public university, but by 2013-14 they covered just 31 percent.
The purpose of this post is to provide a brief summary for Florida parents regarding the failure of the spectrum of so-called education “reforms” introduced and advanced by former Governor… 1,390 more words
Time to be data-driven!
Carol Burris decided it was time to test the extravagant claims of the New York Board of Regents and Commissioner John King by checking the numbers. 414 more words
Traditional descriptive statistics regarding college graduation rates paint very different pictures of success. Moreover, the traditional model of the four-year college education is changing. More students are choosing to follow different paths and enter the workforce before graduation. 2,419 more words
The Vergara trial in Los Angeles prompted this National Board Certified Teacher to reflect on the power dynamics in LAUSD. And how it affects the students. 1,961 more words
Last fall Provost Riordan gave a presentation to the Division of Undergraduate Education and challenged us to take the lead on how to renew the University’s emphasis on improving our retention and graduation rates. 779 more words