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  • Completion with Quality and Value: Why Credit for Prior Learning Stands out as a College Completion Fund Strategy

    While the fate of the Build Back Better Act is currently unclear, there are parts of the proposed legislation that could survive in some form. One important pa…

  • Making College Work for Working People

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    The COVID-19 pandemic emphasized the vital role that working people play in our nation and economy. Working people prepare hospital equipment and treat patient…

  • New Players are Emerging to Serve Returning Adult Learners—Federal Policy Needs to Reflect That.

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    2021 should be an eventful year for federal policy conversations related to postsecondary access and completion. However, much of the national discussion has c…

  • A Second Chance at Higher Education

    Growing up in a low socioeconomic area in Phoenix, Arizona, surrounded by gangs, violence, and drugs, I never thought that college was a place for me. Instead,…

  • Rethinking PLA: The Urgency of Counting Prior Learning

    As the country works toward economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are at least 10 million unemployed Americans, many of whom are lookin…

  • Building a Packet for Success

    Back to school shopping should be an exciting time for many children and parents. Yet, for families that have to decide between a pack of binders or a pack of …

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