Keynote: Pathways to Postsecondary Success: Unlocking Education Opportunities for Low-Income Adults.
Hear about innovations in improving postsecondary outcomes as states commit resources like the State of Michigan’s new program, Michigan Reconnect, which provides free college to residents in MI.
Mid-sized cities rely on CDBG and HOME grants to meet the needs of their citizens. Since mid-sized cities lack revenue-making mechanisms that large cities have, CDBG and HOME grants are critical to the well-being of cities and citizens.
Over the past year, the United States Conference of Mayors and the Brookings Institution, along with the Project for Public Spaces have worked together to capture a new model of growth that is emerging in cities and the particular roles that mayors can play.
This handbook offers concrete strategi
The nation’s community colleges play a central role in producing a more educated workforce and promoting social mobility. They serve about 40 percent of all college students and, not surprisingly, they serve a disproportionate number of low-income and underrepresented students.
Bridge-to-college programs aim to help people complete high school and enroll in postsecondary education. This evaluation of one such program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay finds that it helped more students earn their GEDs and enroll in college courses.