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Cooke Chronicle: Identifying talented students & supporting college success

Posted by Amber Styles on Feb 23, 2018 4:08:08 PM

February 23, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Disparities in the gifted identification process are discussed by researchers and reporters. Higher ed coverage examines supporting college access and success for students from low-income and nontraditional backgrounds.

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Topics: Friday Roundup,

Cooke Chronicle: Student voices, student support.

Posted by Amber Styles on Feb 16, 2018 4:08:30 PM

February 16, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Higher ed looks to improve community college success and in K-12 media coverage, students lead the narrative.

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Tips for Submitting a Successful Young Scholars Application

Posted by Kate Featherston on Feb 16, 2018 11:49:40 AM

The Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program application is open until March 21, 2018! Follow these tips to submit the best application possible for this unique program. 

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Topics: Scholarship, Tips, application, Jack Kent Cooke, Young Scholars Program, middle school

Over 500 Top High School Seniors Advance as Semifinalists for the Cooke College Scholarship

Posted by Amber Styles on Feb 15, 2018 10:28:52 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation awards college scholarships to exceptional high school seniors with financial need

LANSDOWNE, Va. (February 15, 2018) – The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has selected 578 top performing high school seniors with financial need to advance as semifinalists for its College Scholarship Program, the largest undergraduate scholarship in the country. The highly competitive scholarship will provide recipients with up to $40,000 annually for four years toward their tuition at selective colleges and universities across the nation.

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Topics: College Scholarship, Media Release

Cooke Alumni Buzz

Posted by Beth Zielinski on Feb 12, 2018 5:45:32 PM

See how far Cooke Scholars can go!
Here's the latest updates from alumni of our various scholarship programs:

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Topics: alumni

Cooke Chronicle: Opening Access to Gifted Education and College Opportunities

Posted by Amber Styles on Feb 9, 2018 2:57:08 PM

February 9, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. College access, affordability, and social mobility are highlighted in higher ed coverage. Gifted screening processes in Virginia and Washington state receive media attention. 

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Cooke Chronicle: Celebrating school counselors and community colleges

Posted by Amber Styles on Feb 2, 2018 4:01:06 PM

February 2, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. K-12 coverage celebrates National School Counselor Week, while higher ed discusses the missions of community colleges and public flagship universities.

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Cooke Chronicle: Understanding financial aid & encouraging inventors

Posted by Amber Styles on Jan 26, 2018 4:36:27 PM

January 26, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. School budgets and exposure to inventors are discussed in K-12 communities. Issues surrounding financial aid receive coverage in higher ed.

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Cooke Chronicle: Contingency Plans & College Admissions

Posted by Amber Styles on Jan 19, 2018 5:04:35 PM

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January 19, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Educators and public administrations prepare for a potential shutdown. New research on college access quantifies who is left behind, as well as the unintended consequences that can arise from admissions practices.

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Nation’s Largest Pre-College Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

Posted by Amber Styles on Jan 17, 2018 12:00:00 PM

LANSDOWNE, Va. – January 17, 2018 – The Cooke Foundation today announced the opening of the application period for its Young Scholars Program, the largest high school scholarship and advising program in the United States, for high-performing 7th grade students with financial need.

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Topics: application, Media Release, Young Scholars Program

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