Closing the Evidence Gap in Higher Ed
Clare McCann, New America
For far too many students, access to higher education remains elusive, and graduation day is out of reach. Low-income students are less likely than their higher-income peers to go to college, and less likely to go to colleges where they’ll earn a degree. And many colleges have little incentive or know-how to change the tide.
A just-released report details how federal policy can build on promising practices and rigorous research to help improve student access and success.