Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need

Cooke Chronicle: Supporting High-Achievers from Kindergarten through College

Posted by Amber Styles on Apr 20, 2018 2:11:16 PM

April 20, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Read about how education leaders are working to increase support for high-achieving students with financial need.

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Cooke Chronicle: Advanced Students & Early Decisions

Posted by Amber Styles on Apr 13, 2018 4:27:21 PM

April 13, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Policy wonks interpret the Nation’s Report Card, and student hunger and challenges for first-generation college students are discussed in higher ed.

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Outstanding Community College Students Awarded $40,000 Transfer Scholarship

Posted by Amber Styles on Apr 10, 2018 10:46:26 AM

 

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Announces Recipients of the Nation’s Largest Transfer Scholarship

 

Lansdowne, VA —Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the 47 recipients of its Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, who will each receive up to $40,000 annually for a maximum of three years to complete their bachelor’s degree.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholarship Announcement, Media Release, Scholarship Recipients

Cooke Chronicle: Food Insecurity & Financial Aid

Posted by Amber Styles on Apr 6, 2018 9:46:44 AM

April 6, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Separate groups of researchers study food insecurity among children and on college campuses. Emergency grants and improvements to federal financial aid policies are also discussed.

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Exceptional High School Seniors Awarded $40,000 College Scholarship

Posted by Amber Styles on Apr 3, 2018 10:45:04 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Announces Recipients of the Nation’s Largest College Scholarship

 

Lansdowne, VA — Today the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the 106 recipients of its College Scholarship Program, who will each receive up to $40,000 annually to complete their bachelor’s degree.

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Topics: Scholarship Announcement, Media Release, Scholarship Recipients

Cooke Chronicle: The challenges of getting to and through college

Posted by Amber Styles on Mar 30, 2018 2:46:17 PM

March 30, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. When college students with financial need avoid undermatching or becoming part of a growing graduation gap, the sudden change in socioeconomic change can be jarring. Food insecurity and gifted identification are the focus of K-12 coverage.

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Cooke Chronicle: Higher ed debates & K-12 grades

Posted by Amber Styles on Mar 23, 2018 3:52:10 PM

March 23, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. School funding and our new state report cards top K-12 coverage. In higher ed discussions, cost-of-living estimates, free college, and student success initiatives are up for debate.

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State Report Card Shows Most States Struggle to Support High-Achieving Students with Financial Need

Posted by Amber Styles on Mar 20, 2018 9:35:02 AM

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation analysis compares state support for academically talented students from low- and moderate-income families

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Topics: Media Release, research

Cooke Chronicle: Student Leaders & Food Insecurity

Posted by Amber Styles on Mar 16, 2018 3:27:31 PM

March 16, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Articles this week address food and housing insecurity among college students. In K-12 coverage, students share their thoughts on school safety.

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Cooke Chronicle: College Concierges & Supporting Students

Posted by Amber Styles on Mar 9, 2018 4:31:27 PM

March 9, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Articles discuss how public schools can better support students, including those experiencing homelessness or in the foster-care system. College promise programs and parental involvement are discussed in higher ed circles.

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