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Colleges Could Do More To Help Student Parents Pay For Child Care, Watchdog Says

More than 1 in 5 college students are raising kids, and access to child care is one of their biggest barriers. A new report finds many don't know they can apply for help from federal financial aid.

Policymakers Must Address Unequal Spending On Public Colleges

To close college opportunity gaps, we need to direct more funding to the colleges serving the neediest students.

New research shows reducing borrowing can hurt students' success in college

New research shows more student borrowing is connected to greater academic success -- at least at community colleges -- and indicates reduced borrowing could lead to higher loan defaults.

Rethinking Transfer Pathways

Community College Students Succeed at Selective Institutions

Research Brief Explores the Impact of Predominantly Black Institutions

A new research brief sponsored by the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) at the University of Pennsylvania aims to spark further research on how predominantly Black institutions (PBIs) evolve to accommodate the underrepresented groups they serve.
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