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September 17, 2020

COVID-19 and Rural Higher Education:Rapid Innovation and Ideas for the Future

By: Alyssa Ratledge, Hannah Dalporto, and Erika Lewy SEPTEMBER 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has caused seismic shifts for postsecondary education. For rural colleges, the pandemic exacerbated issues that have affected students and communities for decades. Education gaps between rural communities and their more urbanized counterparts are well documented. While 41 percent of urban adults have…

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August 13, 2020

Prioritizing Equity in Dual Enrollment

This Policy Brief defines dual enrollment and common barriers to entry for historically underserved student populations. It identifies three opportunities for policies to expand access and make it more equitable. Read More

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July 29, 2020

A National Snapshot: How Students Experience and Perceive Transferring Earned Credit

A new study focusing on how students around the country experience the credit transfer process points to the importance of academic advising and clear communication from institutions. Dual enrollment courses have a role in the credit loss story for almost a third of students who lost credit. Read More

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June 22, 2020

The Lasting Benefits of Early College High Schools Considerations and Recommendations for Policymakers

The high school years are a pivotal stage for students to prepare to succeed in college and careers. Most jobs today require a postsecondary degree—and most students want to go to college. There are substantial challenges, however, in reaching the goal of college and career readiness for all students, particularly for students from low-income families…

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