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College access and success - Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP)

Good afternoon,

The Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) website provides numerous publications and resources relating to college access and success for students and focus on underserved populations.  Their policy priorities include access and success, affordability and finance, accountability and transparency, and critical communities and institutions. 

Excellent resource for programs serving veterans

The GI Bill Comparison tool is a well-designed comprehensive resource to compare the GI benefits coverage for particular colleges. It demystifys and makes GI benefits accessible in a user-friendly way. You can choose if you are veteran, spouse, or child of a veteran, compare colleges, and choose a college based on how far your veteran benefits will cover your tuition and other costs.

Tool can be found at: http://department-of-veterans-affairs.github.io/gi-bill-comparison-tool/

The high cost of textbooks

{This discussion is cross-posted on Postsecondary Completion and Financial Literacy groups}

We all know that the cost of going to college has increased substantially in recent years but I came across this graph and it was humbling to see the cost of textbooks being compared to consumer price index. I want to find a graph similar to this one for college tuition.

National College Access Network 2014 Conference

THIS WILL BE CROSS-POSTED IN THE PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, POSTSECONDARY COMPLETION, AND EVIDENCE-BASED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GROUPS.

Hi all,

The 2014 National College Access Network (NCAN) Conference is scheduled for September 15 - 17, 2014 in Phoenix, AZ.

"NCAN's Mission -Our mission is to build, strengthen, and empower communities committed to college access and success so that all students, especially those underrepresented in postsecondary education, can achieve their educational dreams.

The conference announcement describes the following topic areas:

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