Posts tagged: Achievement Gap - Diverse
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Celebrate Latino High School Graduation, but Work Toward College Degree Attainment

by | October 18, 2017 While there is much to rejoice, there’s a drastic chasm in graduation from 4-year colleges am Read more

Two Higher Education Goals Deferred

by Daniel Blake |
An expert notes that some higher education goals have seemingly arbitrary timelines and are ina [...] Read more

ETS: ‘Targeted and Tailored’ Strategies Needed to Close Achievement Gaps

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 17, 2017
An Educational Testing Service report states that racial and ethnic gaps in educational attainm [...] Read more

Experts: Time for Plan to Aid Underserved Students

by Tiffany Pennamon | October 10, 2017
A report released last month by American College Testing showed that only nine percent of under [...] Read more

Louisville Tries Different Course to Close Black Male Achievement Gap

by Monica Levitan | July 11, 2017
In an effort to improve academic achievement among African Americans, a Kentucky school board h [...] Read more

Expert: Achievement Gap a National Crisis

by Kim Wilcox | May 9, 2017
Consider this sobering fact: For every 10 African-American students who enter college, only fou [...] Read more

Colleges Could Start Using “Adversity Index”

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 4, 2017
In an effort to admit more students who hail from some of the nation’s most socio-economicall [...] Read more

A2MEND Growing into its Empowerment Role

by Jamal Evan Mazyck | March 6, 2017
The African American Male Education Network and Development organization (A2MEND) conference ma [...] Read more

Graduation Rate Gap Persists for Black, White Bowl Football Players

by Catherine Morris | December 5, 2016
A new report shows a 19 percent gap in the graduation rate of Black and White bowl-bound, NCAA [...] Read more

Viewing Black Male Students as Princes, not Problems

by Ronald W. Whitaker, II and Adriel A. Hilton |
Despite the litany of studies that highlight the so-called “achievement gap,” we believe th [...] Read more

Graduate Defends Orientation Program Accused of ‘Hazing’

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | November 11, 2016
SUNY Albany graduate, Chrisel Martinez, defends allegations that a summer orientation program a [...] Read more

Five Key Tactics to Lure Nontraditional Students to Your Institution

by Jessica Shasserre | November 10, 2016
Attracting nontraditional students requires a different marketing approach that caters to their [...] Read more

Institutions Need to Better Serve American Indian/Alaskan Native Students

by Elena Seymana Nourrie | September 28, 2016
Institutions must make systemic changes to improve outreach efforts, accessibility, retention p [...] Read more

Proposed Legislation Seeks to Improve Access, Completion

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 21, 2016
Colleges and universities that enroll too few low-income students and those that have the worst [...] Read more

Report: Free College Proposal a Threat to Private Colleges, Diversity

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 6, 2016
Hillary Clinton’s free college proposal could ultimately cause enrollment at private colleges [...] Read more
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