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Cooke Chronicle: Community Schools and College Equity

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 17, 2017 2:34:21 PM

November 17, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Articles discuss how schools and policymakers can better meet the needs of their students and ensure more equitable opportunity for success.

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Topics: research, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

Cooke Chronicle: Selectivity versus Equity?

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 10, 2017 2:41:53 PM

 

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Topics: college access, research, college admissions, JKCF in the News

Making College Affordable: New Report Calls For Greater Transparency In Financial Aid Practices

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 9, 2017 8:36:53 AM

Low-income students are eight times less likely to earn a college degree than their higher-income peers

 
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Topics: Media Release, Video, research, college success

Cooke Chronicle: Admissions Inequalities & Universal Screening

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 3, 2017 5:03:09 PM

November 3, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Articles explain how socioeconomic status creates disadvantages for students beginning before kindergarten and through college admissions and beyond.

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Topics: college admissions, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News, College Scholars

Cooke Chronicle: Enrolling and Supporting Underrepresented Students

Posted by Amber Styles on Oct 27, 2017 4:40:01 PM

October 27, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. High-achieving students with financial need are being “pushed” out of elite colleges and universities. In K-12 news, ideas and programs promote equity in gifted education and STEM. 

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Topics: low income, college access, gifted programs, STEM

Cooke Chronicle: STEM Students & Selective Colleges

Posted by Amber Styles on Oct 20, 2017 5:23:03 PM

October 20, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Several articles this week discuss admissions at selective colleges and universities, and K-12 coverage concerns science engagement and the school-to-prison pipeline.

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Topics: Scholar News, Transfer students, college admissions, Friday Roundup,, College Scholars

Cooke Chronicle: Counseling to College & Measuring Success

Posted by Amber Styles on Oct 13, 2017 5:32:19 PM

October 13, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Stories cover how school counselors and advisers work to prepare students for college. Higher ed coverage looks at measuring success for talented students with financial need.

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Topics: high school, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

From Advisory Board to the Pediatric Ward: Cooke Scholar Isabelle Riddle

Posted by Marc Linmore on Oct 11, 2017 5:17:27 PM

Isabelle Riddle has dreams of someday becoming a pediatric oncologist. And now she has the opportunity to work toward making those dreams a reality at one of the top colleges in the country; thanks to the Cooke College Scholarship Program.

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Topics: College Scholarship, Video, College Scholar, College Board

New Scholarship Unlocks Graduate Education for Cohort of High-Achieving Scholars

Posted by Amber Styles on Oct 11, 2017 12:40:23 PM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Awards Graduate Scholarships to 53 Cooke Scholars

LANSDOWNE, Va. (October 11, 2017) -- The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, a leading scholarship and grantmaking organization, has awarded graduate scholarships of up to $200,000 each to 53 Cooke Scholars.

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Topics: Scholarship Announcement, Media Release, Graduate Scholar

Cooke Chronicle: Success & College Access for Underrepresented Students

Posted by Amber Styles on Oct 6, 2017 4:57:58 PM

October 6, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. K-12 leaders examine strategies to help diverse groups of learners succeed. In higher ed coverage, identifying and assisting students from low-income backgrounds is discussed.

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Topics: Young Scholars, tips for college application, financial aid, low income, Friday Roundup,

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