Can These New Colleges Help Solve Higher Education’s Equity Problem?
Allison Dulin Salisbury, EdSurge
Young people from families in the top income quartile are eight times more likely than those from the bottom quartile to earn a bachelor's degree by the age of 24.
But change is coming, and for the better. In the past few years, new postsecondary models have started to spring up on the fringes of higher education. “Hybrid colleges,” as some have dubbed these efforts, are pioneering new approaches to equitable, sustainable and scaleable postsecondary education.