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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,

Cooke Chronicle: College planning, affordability, and diversity

Posted by Amber Styles on Aug 25, 2017 2:59:09 PM

August 25, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. College planning, affordability, and diversity were popular topics in media coverage.

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Topics: financial aid, college admissions, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

Cooke Chronicle: Calculating Financial Aid and funding higher education

Posted by Kate Featherston on Apr 21, 2017 3:25:53 PM

April 21, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. New York’s new program to eliminate tuition for some students in public colleges draws both praise and criticism; 15 colleges announce a new cost calculator that estimates how much financial aid a student will get from a particular college; a new report shows that funding for higher education increased in most states in 2016; President Trump’s proposed cuts to the Education Department budget are criticized; and the Cooke Foundation announces new Undergraduate Transfer Scholars.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, funding college, financial aid, financial need, college access, education news, higher education

September 30: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 30, 2016 6:40:32 PM

September 30, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Articles examine the challenges low-income students face in K-12 and higher ed. We’re also highlighting important scholarship and financial aid opportunities available this week.

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Topics: Scholar News, financial aid, FAFSA, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

September 23: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 23, 2016 1:25:38 PM

September 23, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. School district, state, and federal leaders reaffirm their commitments to helping talented, low-income students access challenging high school courses. Media stories on higher ed focus on the need for improving graduation rates and other support for students with financial need.

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Topics: financial aid, high school, college success, Friday Roundup,

September 2: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 2, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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Topics: financial aid, low income, college access, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

July 22: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Jul 22, 2016 11:56:40 AM

July 22, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Effective directing of resources can alleviate growing income segregation in public schools. Differences among the states create varying hurdles in higher ed funding and financial aid availability.

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Topics: financial aid, low income, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

July 1: Education News We're Reading

Posted by Amber Styles on Jul 1, 2016 1:00:00 PM

July 1, 2016Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Low-income students in K-12 have less exposure to edtech. Geographic location, college cost, and access to financial aid are some of the barriers to higher education discussed this week.

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Topics: financial aid, college cost, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

June 17: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Jun 17, 2016 3:16:46 PM

June 17, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Low-performing schools, homelessness, and food insecurity are some of the obstacles low-income students encounter through their K-12 education. Higher ed experts attempt to tackle low graduation rates, soaring college cost, and student loans.

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Topics: Scholar News, financial aid, low income, Community college, college cost, Friday Roundup,

Harold O. Levy Merit Aid Op-Ed Published by CNN

Posted by Christine Florence on Apr 20, 2016 2:01:54 PM

In his most recent op-ed published by CNN, our executive director discussed the paradoxical relationship between colleges and universities wanting to enroll students who can pay the tuition but enticing them with financial aid. 

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Topics: financial aid, low income, financial need, JKCF in the News

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