Closing Students’ Achievement Gaps at the National Level

February 16, 2017

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Title: Closing Students’ Achievement Gaps at the National Level

Author: Kelly Field

Source: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Achieving the Dream was created in 2004 with support from the Lumina Foundation to improve student outcomes at community colleges by using data to inform decisions.

The Chronicle of Higher Education’s Kelly Field recently interviewed Achieving the Dream’s president and CEO, Karen A. Stout, to discuss the progress that has been made since the organization’s inception in improving outcomes for community college students.

Field and Stout also discuss how Achieving the Dream’s data coaches assist institutions in using data to drive decisions on campus, examples of barriers to closing achievement gaps, and next steps to improve student success at community colleges.

To watch the full interview, please visit The Chronicle of Higher Education’s website.

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