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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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Topics: Friday Roundup,

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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Topics: Friday Roundup,

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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Topics: Friday Roundup,

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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Topics: Friday Roundup,

Cooke Chronicle: Identifying and enrolling talented students

Posted by Amber Styles on Mar 2, 2018 1:14:04 PM

March 2, 2018 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Inequities and gifted identification are the subjects of K-12 coverage. Higher education focuses on supporting students from low-income, first-generation, and foster care backgrounds.

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Topics: Friday Roundup,

Leading by Listening: Cooke Scholar Lucy Marcil

Posted by Amber Styles on Mar 1, 2018 4:54:47 PM

Lucy Marcil is a pediatrician, a social entrepreneur, and a Cooke Scholar. In addition to her work at the Boston Medical Center (BMC), Lucy is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine and the co-founder of StreetCred, a nonprofit organization that provides financial services in pediatric clinics for families with financial need.

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Topics: Scholar Spotlight, Graduate Scholar

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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Topics: Friday Roundup,

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

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