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(un)Conventional Wisdom: Bigger and Better

Leading colleges and universities prove it's possible to serve more students while improving performance. The definition of institutional quality must include economic mobility.

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(un)Conventional Wisdom: Bigger and Better

Leading colleges and universities prove it's possible to serve more students while improving performance. The definition of institutional quality must include economic mobility.

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(un)Conventional Wisdom: Redefining ‘Good’ in Higher Education

College and university leaders believe that the public doesn’t understand the purpose of higher education, while polls signal growing frustration with and skepticism of higher education even as people assert its necessity. This disconnect is fueling a narrative in the mainstream media that perhaps college might not be so valuable after all.

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How Highline Public Schools is Changing the Conversation

Mary Jean Ryan, Executive Director of Community Center for Education Results, talks with Susan Enfield, Superintendent of Highline Public Schools, about the district’s role and experience in the Road Map Project.

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How this Community Celebrates Back to School

White Center, in South Seattle is bustling with activity, working to connect families and community members to resources, services, and supports. Families, students, teachers and staff from nearby schools, and a team from the White Center Community Development Association (CDA) come together with one goal in mind: Build a vibrant community in White Center. With teachers and caregivers often stretched thin balancing daily demands; a rich community support system can make a world of difference.

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Want More Students to Finish? Focus on the Start.

Strong Start to Finish is a national campaign that is led by the Education Commission of the States and is designed to take what we know about better equipping all students for success as they transition into college. The campaign will work with select states and institutions on widespread adoption and implementation of core principles that have been shown to help more students make it to and through those all-important introductory courses.

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