Sunday, November 29, 2015

Video DC on Higher Ed and Minority Students

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University system heads talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. Panelists talked about what had worked in their respective school systems and how they had helped college student graduate on time. Topics included community colleges. 

“University System Heads” was the second panel of the second day of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing on the “Effect of College Access, Persistence and Completion Rates on the Socio-Economic Mobility of Minorities.”



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http://www.c-span.org/video/?326305-1/discussion-impact-higher-education-minority-students

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Part II


http://www.c-span.org/video/?326305-2/minority-students-higher-education-part-2



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Part III



Scholars talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities and they analyzed the academic and socio-economic barriers for minority students. Topics included closing the educational achievement gap, accountability with education funding, and improving performance and graduation rates for Latinos and African Americans. 

“Scholars I” was the third panel of the second day of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing on the “Effect of College Access, Persistence and Completion Rates on the Socio-Economic Mobility of Minorities.” 





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Part IV
Scholars talked about how college access and completion could improve the socio-economic mobility of minorities. The panelists provided varied policy recommendations for improving federal financial aid and campus based aid programs. Topics of discussion included Pell Grants, work-study programs, and statistics around college degrees and job placement.

“Scholars II” was the fourth panel of the second day of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights briefing on the “Effect of College Access, Persistence and Completion Rates on the Socio-Economic Mobility of Minorities.” 




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