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Collaborative Higher Ed Partnerships Are the Key to Student Success

4.18.18

This article stresses the importance of partnerships between higher education institutions, the K-12 system, policymakers, and philanthropic organizations in ensuring students overcome barriers to education and graduate with a college degree. Included in the discussion are student engagement academic planning initiatives.
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San Diego Community College District Models Support for Men of Color

4.18.18

The San Diego Community College District (SDCCD) has intentionally and significantly increased its support of Latinx and Black male students through various programs aimed at engaging men of color in ways that provide them with needed support and end education cycles which place them in developmental education courses. As a result of these endeavors, coupled with equity-minded leadership in every college in the district, achievement gaps have closed when it comes to graduation rates for males of color.
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Institutional Innovation: The classroom of the future for all types of students

4.17.18

Informed by pedagogy and local needs, Northwestern Missouri State University partnered with the North Kansas School District to build the Northland Innovation Center (NIC) designed to educate and develop students from K-16. The NIC utilizes project-based learning to improve the school-to-career pipeline and meet local needs.
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How Can Colleges Help Their Adult Students?

4.17.18

In this interview, Anne Clark Bartlett, a dean at the University of Washington at Tacoma, shares her experiences as a “nontraditional” college student, and thoughts on how colleges can better help adult learners succeed.
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50-State Comparison: Academic Credit for Military Experience

4.10.18

This resource provides information on state policies regarding academic credit for military experience. Currently, only twenty-nine states award students for military experience. The resource offers information on states that currently accommodate academic credit and policies behind the process.
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