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According to a recent article in the Washington Post, more relevant data concerning Pell Grants could help more students from low-income backgrounds graduate from college. In September 2015, the Education Trust released The Pell Partnership, a project that collected, shared and analyzed graduation rates for Pell...

According to Bill DeBaun, the Director of Data and Evaluation for the National College Access Network (NCAN), low- and middle-income students and families “wring their hands” over college tuition bills and worry whether they can afford this investment in their futures. As captured in a...

According to researchers Timothy J. Bartik and Brad J. Hershbein at the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, people from low-income backgrounds who complete college, compared to those who complete only high school, increase their career earnings by 71 percent. To put that 71 percent return in...

Colleges need to do more when it comes to enrolling and graduating low-income students. If college degrees are “the great equalizer” then expanding access to those degrees will help make society more equal. Are any colleges succeeding in doing that? One of the most common ways...

Leaders at California State University and California Community Colleges, as well as the California state legislature, are helping usher in new pathways to meet controversial college math requirements. Remedial enrollments are one thing that will change dramatically under new policies that community colleges will implement...

National data show that careful investments in initiatives such as high-quality preschools and small class size in elementary can pay off, according to David K. Kirp, a professor of public policy at UC Berkeley. Recent research concludes that targeting children from low-income families can change...

San Rafael, CA, January 18, 2018 – 10,000 Degrees, a leading college success nonprofit in California, has been awarded a multi-year Catalyst Grant from the Wellington Management Foundation to help launch program expansion to San Francisco, beginning at Balboa High School and City College of San...

The real estate team of Spiro Stratigos and Dorothy MacDougald, known as Spiro Marin at Zephyr Real Estate, is once again the No. 1 Top Producer for all of Novato in 2017, as well as Zephyr’s Top Producing Team in Marin. Spiro Marin's philosophy is “Smart,...