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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: 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: 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

Cooke Chronicle: Fair Funding and Enrollment Practices

Posted by Amber Styles on Jul 28, 2017 2:21:55 PM

July 28, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Popular articles this week criticize funding allocation for both higher education and K-12 schools. Disparities in gifted programs and AP course enrollment are also discussed.

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

Cooke Chronicle: Higher Ed "Mess" & K-12 Equity

Posted by Amber Styles on Jul 14, 2017 1:00:00 PM

July 14, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Articles examine the "mess" of higher education, as well as strategies for supporting disadvantaged students in K-12.

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Topics: Scholar News, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, higher education

Cooke Chronicle: Understanding Equity & Obstacles for Students

Posted by Amber Styles on Jul 7, 2017 3:15:06 PM

July 7, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Articles cover how K-12 leaders plan to close the Excellence Gap and spotlight affordability, food insecurity, and other challenges for college students with financial need.

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Topics: Scholar News, college cost, excellence gap, gifted programs, JKCF in the News, First Generation

Cooke Chronicle: A refresh ahead for higher ed?

Posted by Amber Styles on Jun 23, 2017 12:58:00 PM

June 23, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Advocates call for schools to better serve the needs of all gifted students and higher ed regulations might be up for a refresh.

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Topics: college cost, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, higher education

Cooke Foundation Awards $855,000 in Grants to Benefit Low-Income Rural Students

Posted by Amber Styles on Jun 12, 2017 1:00:00 PM

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $855,000 to academic enrichment programs serving low-income rural students in elementary and secondary schools in North Carolina, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Mississippi and Virginia.

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Topics: low income, Media Release, grants, gifted programs, STEM, achievement gap, SAT, Advanced Placement, rural education, Appalachia, ACT

Cooke Chronicle: Race, Gifted Testing, and Preferential Treatment

Posted by Kate Featherston on Apr 7, 2017 12:54:09 PM

April 7, 2017 - Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Preferential college admissions for the children of major donors is examined and criticized, research shows black students benefit by having black teachers, and Cooke Foundation Executive Director Harold Levy calls for early testing of all children to identify more low-income students who would benefit from gifted education programs.

Thank you to all who applied for the 2017 Cooke Young Scholars Program! The application is now closed.

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Topics: application, college access, college admissions, gifted programs, Friday Roundup,, higher education, Harold Levy, achievement gap, race

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