Post Secondary Education
Going Out of County to College, Support Gets Lost in the Shuffle
I was 17 years old when I graduated high school and went away to college. There were several reasons I wanted to move to a new county. I had a desirable scholarship package at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), which has a great acting program.
Citi Foundation Invests In Urban Youth
The Citi Foundation, in partnership with America’s Promise Alliance, has launched a $3 million Youth Opportunity Fund to support scalable programs that help prepare low-income youth for college and career paths.
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies Fund Projects to Help More Kids Get to College
The Virginia-based Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has announced a $500,000 grant to their long-time partners, the College Advising Corps, to provide personalized college advising to high-achieving, low-income students from around the nation using video conferencing and screen sharing, among other technologies.
The Real Cost of College: Time & Credits to Degree at California Community Colleges and California State University
This report focuses specifically on the hidden and unspoken costs of college, and the communities that are placed at a disadvantage.The report specifically talks about the longer students are enrolled in college, the more they will pay for tuition, fees, living expenses, books, and other education-related expenses, and the loss of time results in loss of overall money and wages.