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Tag: Dr. Martha Kanter
College Promise, ETS Create Models for Targeted Student Support
Through a partnership with the Educational Testing Service (ETS) in 2019, College Promise has worked to adjust the “one-size fits all” model to target more specific student populations.
June 9, 2021
NISOD’s Conference Highlights College Access
In his speech to Congress Wednesday night, President Joe Biden announced the American Families Plan—a $1.8 trillion investment in free community college and universal preschool. Hours earlier, Dr. Martha Kanter, CEO of College Promise, addressed the proposal and the impact of free community college during the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development’s (NISOD) International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence.
April 28, 2021
College Promise for All Proposal Aims to Make Free College a Reality
The dream of free college for all recently took a big step forward. The College Promise campaign unveiled its proposal for joint support from both federal and state governments. This partnership, if enacted, could make public community and two-or four-year colleges and universities completely free for all qualifying students.
April 23, 2021
Achieving the Dream Conference Highlights Student Success Models
Equity-minded approaches to student success were discussed during the second day of Achieving the Dream’s (ATD) 2021 virtual conference Wednesday.
February 17, 2021
Promise Programs Boost College Access, But More Support Needed for Graduation
As Congress takes up myriad issues relevant to upcoming reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, it’s an ideal time to examine how Promise scholarship programs can inform the discussion, according to those who study and implement such programs.
April 27, 2019
College Promise Initiatives Encouraged to Incorporate New Strategies
DALLAS — A coalition of nonprofit organizations have partnered in a new effort to call on states, cities and institutions to incorporate evidenced-based strategies into their College Promise initiatives.
April 30, 2018
ACT Launches 2018 Policy Platforms
ACT has released four new policy platforms geared to promote education and workplace access for students and to align the nation’s education and workforce systems to meet their needs.
January 23, 2018
National Debate Over Tuition-free Plan Continues
The national debate to make community colleges free continues as more states develop a tuition-free plan for students.
December 17, 2015
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