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Ascendium in the News October 25, 2021

Grant To Help Three Regional Networks Develop Equity-Centered Student Success Programs

Source:  Diverse Issues in Higher Education
Author:  Jessica Ruf

A $1.75 million grant from Ascendium Education Group hopes to help Complete College America (CCA) close race and income gaps in postsecondary education.

The grant will fund a three-phase, 36-month project in which administrators, faculty and student services staff from three "CCA Alliance states," or regional sites, will create and implement data-driven and equity-centered strategies to boost student success and graduation rates.

CCA Alliance networks exist throughout the nation and are composed of "states, systems, institutional consortia and partner organizations" that work together to improve college attainment. CCA hasn't yet announced which three Alliance states will be participating in this specific grant.

Read the full article at Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

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