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Retention Dashboard Includes Preliminary Fall 2014 Cohort

Have you used the Institutional Retention Dashboard yet? It is now available on the Tableau Server created by the UK Analytics Team. If you would like access to UK Tableau Server, please view the information here:  … 179 more words

Student Success

Posse Foundation boasts a 90% graduation rate

The Posse Foundation makes college more accessible for students who may be overlooked by top schools because they do not meet their traditional admissions measures.  Although the program does not screen based on need, many Posse Scholars come from low-income areas.   406 more words

Financial Aid

Talking Education on VProud.TV: Part II

This is the second clip I did with Marcie Bianco about the working class achievement gap in higher education. Look for VProud.tv to hit it big soon and in the process change the conversation women are having our own experiences!

Academia

Which top colleges are most welcoming to low-income students?

Which top colleges are most welcoming to low-income students?  The Upshot used the percentage of students receiving Pell grants along with net price of attendance for low- and middle-income families to find the most economically diverse top colleges. 172 more words

Financial Aid

The Role of Higher Education Is Expanding

A former teacher by the name of Sarah Smith recently wrote an article “ liberal education dogmas for creating a generation of hopelessly ill-equipped teachers.” Smith points-out that, despite her degree in English, she chronically makes spelling and grammatical errors–and that she’s not alone. 511 more words

'Court school' to classroom: a bill to keep emancipated youth in school

“Court school” is the term for the education of minors in the criminal justice system, but more often than not, it’s the last school that detained juveniles will attend.  66 more words

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Can Universities Be Embarrassed Into Raising Graduation Rates?

It was the last day of student government elections at Purdue University, and junior Bobby Hadrix, running for class president, was doing some 11th-hour stumping on the campus oval alongside fervent supporters in bright red matching T-shirts.

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