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Cooke Chronicle: Dec. 23, 2016

Posted by Amber Styles on Dec 23, 2016 11:27:36 AM

Dec. 23, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Education research provides strategies for socioeconomic equity in the K-12 years, and higher ed experts call for continued improvements to admissions and financial aid.

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Topics: Scholar News, low income, research, college admissions, JKCF in the News

September 16: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 16, 2016 3:39:37 PM

September 16, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Popular articles criticize school funding formulas and the lack of state support for higher education.

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Topics: funding college, low income, high school, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

One Selective High School LIFTs Students Up with Enrichment Program

Posted by Astrik Tenney on Sep 12, 2016 3:43:50 PM

Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) is one of six inaugural recipients of the foundation’s Selective Public High School grant program. The foundation’s grant of $99,744 is supporting a program titled Learning through Inquiry, Fellowship, and Tutoring (LIFT) over the period of two years beginning in June 2015.

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Topics: low income, high school, Grantee Spotlight, STEM

September 9: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Sep 9, 2016 3:41:34 PM

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Topics: low income, Transfer students, college access, Friday Roundup,, JKCF in the News

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

Text "College" to 44044 Now! A note from Cooke Scholar Dennis Murphy

Posted by Amber Styles on Aug 22, 2016 2:34:29 PM

To everyone who still dreams about continuing your education after high school, text “COLLEGE” to 44044 right now. Here’s why.

Many of you are about to start that first great step toward the career of your dreams. I know I’m working towards that myself – and I also know that my college education has been crucial to getting me here. President Obama has made it a top priority to increase college attendance and completion rates across the country. Supporting this work, First Lady Michelle Obama recently launched Up Next, a Better Make Room messaging campaign that gives students free personalized support on everything you need to get to college and graduate – all through texting.

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Topics: Scholar News, tips for college application, low income, college access

August 19: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Aug 19, 2016 11:00:00 AM

August 19, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Education leaders encourage public schools to identify and expand learning opportunities. Providing free college entrance exams may increase college-ready rates among low-income students, but increasing tuition is a likely barrier to their enrollment.

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Topics: Scholar News, low income, college cost, Friday Roundup,

August 12: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Aug 12, 2016 1:08:48 PM

 

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Topics: Scholar News, low income, college access

August 5: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Aug 5, 2016 1:51:45 PM

 

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Topics: low income, college access, Friday Roundup,, STEM

July 29: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Jul 29, 2016 5:00:41 PM

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Topics: Scholar News, low income, college cost, Friday Roundup,

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