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From www.kappanmagazine.org

  • Information can motivate disadvantaged students
    Psychological science has revealed a body of evidence that can help educators motivate disadvantaged students and work to keep them on track through high school and into college, in part by getting the right information to them at the right time.
  • Looking closer at college-for-all initiatives
    Three students all got into college, but the similarities stopped there. The lesson: Simply setting a goal of getting students to enroll in college is insufficient; schools must focus on relationships, academic preparation, and school rituals that allow students to redefine who they want to be and what they want to do.
  • Early college
    Giving struggling students early access to college can often encourage them to persist in high school and into higher education and put them on a trajectory to a better life.

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