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College Retention and Completion Grants Summary

Advocacy, Publication

The Build Back Better framework, announced by President Biden, includes $500 million for evidence-based college retention and completion initiatives. Download our summary of the proposed grant program below.

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September 13, 2021

Advocacy, Publication | College and Career Pathways, Congress, Coronavirus Response, High Schools, Higher Education

Enhancing the Impact of the Build Back Better Act

If community college is made free without also making early college credits free, there may be a disincentive for students to participate in dual enrollment.
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July 22, 2021

Publication | College and Career Pathways, Coronavirus Response, High Schools, Higher Education

Using Federal COVID-19 Relief Funds to Support Student Transitions from High School to Higher Education

Why state and district leaders should use federal coronavirus relief funds to improve college access and success, especially for students who are historically underserved and under-represented in higher education.
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August 12, 2021

Publication | College and Career Pathways, Coronavirus Response, High Schools, Higher Education

American Rescue Plan Funding: Spending Recommendations for College and Career Pathways

How state and local governments can use the $122 billion for K-12 education under the American Rescue Plan to build high-quality college and career pathways.
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