Advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need

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

Cooke Chronicle: Dec. 9, 2016

Posted by Amber Styles on Dec 9, 2016 4:13:59 PM

Dec. 9, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. International test scores reinforce the need to continue improving supports for high-achieving students with financial need. Higher ed stories focus on affordability and student support.

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Topics: Scholar News, college cost, 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

Cooke Chronicle: Nov. 11, 2016

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 11, 2016 12:30:26 PM

Nov. 11, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Several scholars and publications are attempting to understand how the surprising election results will affect education policy.

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Topics: Scholar News, college access, Friday Roundup,, education news

Building a Better City: Cooke Scholar Chat Travieso

Posted by Amber Styles on Nov 2, 2016 2:31:20 PM

Chat Travieso describes himself as an artist, designer, and educator. After graduating from the Yale School of Architecture as a Cooke Scholar, Chat worked as an architectural and urban designer before launching his own community-focused art and design practice.

"In some ways, this work is meant to be about creating a more open and just city – especially toward communities that are often excluded," Chat explains in our newest scholar spotlight video. Watch to see how Chat's public arts projects are designed to be utilized and enjoyed by residents: 

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Topics: Scholar Spotlight, Scholar News, Scholars, Video, Graduate Scholar

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

August 26: Education News We're Reading This Week

Posted by Amber Styles on Aug 26, 2016 1:42:33 PM

August 26, 2016 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Public schools face mixed approval ratings in national polls, as well as criticism for segregation. And facing rising college tuition and decreasing income, many students are on the move.

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Topics: Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, Scholar News, college cost

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

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