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Cooke Chronicle: Feb. 3, 2017

Posted by Amber Styles on Feb 3, 2017 1:16:59 PM

Feb. 3, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. K-12 programs focus on identifying talented students from underserved backgrounds. State leaders and higher ed advocates look for ways to make college more affordable.

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Topics: college access, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

Cooke Chronicle: Dec. 2, 2016

Posted by Amber Styles on Dec 2, 2016 4:15:23 PM

Dec. 2, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Scholars discuss improving diversity and accountability for talented K-12 students with financial need. Higher ed supports for undocumented and under-served students were also popular topics.

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

April 15: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Apr 15, 2016 1:57:35 PM

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

April 8: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Apr 8, 2016 5:03:05 PM

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Topics: low income, high school, college admissions, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

5 Ways to Share Information on Our Young Scholars Program

Posted by Amber Styles on Feb 4, 2016 2:08:10 PM

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Young Scholars Program application has launched, and we are asking for your help in getting the word out! We want 7th graders and educators to know about this incredible opportunity in time for the April 14, 2016 application deadline.

Here are 5 easy ways to share using tools that we all know. Thank you for your help!

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Topics: application, gifted programs, Young Scholars Program

Jan. 29: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Jan 29, 2016 3:34:17 PM

Jan. 29, 2016—Here’s our weekly roundup of the biggest news you may have missed. Promoting equity in education was a major topic in conversations about funding both K-12 and higher education this week.

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Topics: financial aid, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

December 18: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Dec 18, 2015 4:54:09 PM

Dec. 18, 2015—Here's our weekly roundup of the biggest education news you may have missed. This week, academics continue to debate Justice Scalia's recent comments; new data show that more students are graduating high school; and college enrollment rates are shrinking.

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Topics: Scholar News, low income, college admissions, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,

November 20: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 20, 2015 2:21:13 PM

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Topics: low income, college access, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, Community College Transfer Initiative, JKCF in the News

Watch an Update on the Excellence Gap

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 6, 2015 10:36:15 AM

Last week, a panel of education policy researchers gathered in New York to discuss recommendations and strategies for closing the Excellence Gap. America’s low-income students often lack equal access to our country’s gifted and talented programs, but the resulting inequity remains off the radar for many of our country’s leaders.

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Topics: low income, high achieving, Event, excellence gap, gifted programs

October 30: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Oct 30, 2015 2:07:45 PM

October 30, 2015—Our weekly roundup of the biggest news you might have missed! This week, the media focused on identifying and closing the Excellence Gap, expanding college access to underrepresented students, and the NAEP test scores drop.

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Topics: college access, excellence gap, gifted programs, JKCF in the News

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