3 Ways to Make Higher Education More Equitable

| August 15, 2018

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KIPP is dedicated to making sure each of our students has the opportunity to go to college and lead a choice-filled life. With more than 12,000 KIPP alumni in college today, we are dedicated to sharing what we were are learning from our alumni both in college and the workforce and to advocating for policies that will enable young people from low-income families to reach their full potential.On Monday, I wrote about why it is critical to help students find the right college match. Today, I will explore three other areas where higher education needs to increase its performance: informational transparency, student financial support, and innovation.

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Champlain College

Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, private college overlooking Lake Champlain and Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal,Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Our career-driven approach to higher education prepares students for their professional life from their very first semester. Champlain offers: over 90 degree programs, including on-campus Undergraduate Degrees, online continuing undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees, a number of professional certificates in business, technology.

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Spotlight

Champlain College

Founded in 1878, Champlain College is a small, private college overlooking Lake Champlain and Burlington, Vermont, with additional campuses in Montreal,Canada, and Dublin, Ireland. Our career-driven approach to higher education prepares students for their professional life from their very first semester. Champlain offers: over 90 degree programs, including on-campus Undergraduate Degrees, online continuing undergraduate degrees and graduate degrees, a number of professional certificates in business, technology.

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