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Against the Tide of the Summer Melt

Keeping low-income kids focused on applying to college as the summer beckons.

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The Graduation Gap from High School through College

Low-income students might face greater challenges adjusting to college than their more affluent peers, so some charter networks are paying attention to their high school graduates through college.

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Unexpected Fatherhood

Giovanni Classen, 21, wants college not just for himself but for his his son, too.

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A New Pathway for the College Bound

College enrollment for blacks and Hispanics has risen over the last decade, but not enough to close the race gap. One organization in New York City aims to increase those odds.

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Advanced Placement Participation on the Rise

A newly-released report by The College Board shows that student AP participation has risen considerably.

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Turning the Switch: Jumping Neighborhood Hurdles to Get Through College

Getting into college was once the main goal for urban educators and nonprofits. Now, the focus is on staying in college.

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Recent Grads Struggle to Find Jobs

In a shaky economy, students with bachelor’s degrees are having a hard time finding appropriate jobs, and often settle for lower-wages in the service sector. This is especially true for students with degrees in arts and the humanities. “Perhaps more than ever, the choices that young adults make earlier in life — level of schooling, […]

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College Scholarships for Illegal Immigrants Announced

The New York City officials and advocacy groups have developed a college scholarship for illegal immigrants. The Dream Fellowship allocated 2,000 per semester to undergraduate applicants at the City University of New York.

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