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Reducing stigma—and treating people with dignity when they ask for support—can have a powerful impact on alleviating food insecurity for college students, says a new report from the Hope Center on College, Community, and Justice. The study shares five valuable lessons from a pilot intervention at Compton College to connect eligible community college students to Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits.
Five years after the Department of Education launched the Second Chance Pell Experimental Sites Initiative (SCP), data highlights the impact of expanding postsecondary education programs in state and federal prisons.
Nearly $3.6 billion in Pell Grants wasn’t claimed by eligible high school seniors last year, a new analysis from the National College Attainment Network found. That’s a slight drop from the Class of 2021, which left $3.75 billion in Pell Grants on the table. NCAN’s latest report is the second in a series tracking unclaimed Pell Grant dollars.
Every additional hour of average nightly sleep early in the semester is associated with an 0.07-point increase in end-of-term grade point average, according to study published this week in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Complete College America (CCA), a national non-profit organization with the mission of raising postsecondary attainment in the U.S., has released a report titled, "Using a Measurement System to Strengthen Student Success Reforms" along with a companion workbook that provides step-by-step guidance and tools toward the effective and impactful use of data.
Research has repeatedly found that higher education programs in prisons reduce recidivism. And the higher a degree an incarcerated person earns, the less likely they are to re-offend, down to a 0% recidivism rate for those who have earned a master’s, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics.