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Boosting college degrees decreases inequality, lowers poverty

W.E. Upjohn Institute

As the gap between rich and poor in the United States grew in recent decades, people with college degrees increasingly did better at finding good jobs than people with no more than a high school education.

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Charting the Course

Michigan College Access Network

MCAN's second edition of Charting the Course. A guide to communities for increasing educational attainment through the lens of collective impact.

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Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW)

Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce (CEW)

Reports and data developed by Georgetown University Center, focusing on education and the workforce.

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MCAN Attainment Report

Michigan College Access Network

MCAN monitors statewide progress on 7 metrics: culture, academic readiness, financial readiness, enrollment, college persistence, completion, and attainment.

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MI School Data

MI School Data

State of Michigan's official public portal for education data to help citizens, educators and policymakers make informed decisions that can lead to improved success for our students.

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State of the State Survey 2017

Michigan College Access Network

A Check-in: Looking at the College Going Culture of Michigan Adults.

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Stronger Nation: A Lumina Foundation Reporting Tool

Lumina Foundation

Lumina Foundation tracks the post-high school educational attainment of Americans ages 25-64. Since 2008, that figure has increased by 10 percentage points in Michigan.

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The Journal of College Access

Journal of College Access

A peer-reviewed, academic, open access, online journal with a focus on how students aspire to, gain access to, enroll in and persist in higher education institutions. The Journal is published periodically.

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United States Census Bureau

United States Census Bureau

Data and reporting developed and compiled by the US Census Bureau.

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2020 State of Michigan Education Report, A Marshall Plan: Reimagining Michigan Public Education

Education Trust-Midwest

This report from The Education Trust-Midwest, 2020 State of Michigan Education Report, A Marshall Plan: Reimagining Michigan Public Education, is a call to action for educational change in Michigan.

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4 for the Fall: A Blueprint for Supporting the High School Class of 2021

National College Attainment Network

This guide outlines four key steps for district and school leaders, school counselors, teachers, and community partners to take to keep seniors on track for a postsecondary pathway.

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ACT Digital Learning and Workforce Resources

ACT

ACT has compiled a number of resources for students, teachers, schools, and workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources can be used at home, online, and in workforce settings. Content will be updated regularly.

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COVID College Support

Edquity

This guide is created by Edquity staff members to help college students navigate emergencies during the COVID-19 crisis.

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College Board's Big Future

College Board

Planning for college doesn't have to be stressful. Use these tools to help you find the right school for you.

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College Results Online

College Results Online (CRO)

CRO is an interactive, user-friendly Web tool designed to provide policymakers, counselors, parents, students, and others with information about college graduation rates for nearly any four-year college or university in the country.

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Creating a College-Going Culture Guide

CollegeBoard

The guide addresses the reasons why schools should strive to create a college-going culture, while providing valuable how-to methods on assessment and implementation.

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Ferris State University First-Generation College-going Students

Ferris State University

A growing number of Michigan colleges and universities have developed websites about programs, services and resources for first-generation college going students. Ferris State University is one of them.

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Get MI Degree

Michigan College Access Network

A 4-year degree from a Michigan public university can make a difference. And financial aid can make it possible. A four-year degree from a Michigan public university costs an average of 40% less than full price with scholarships and financial aid.

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Going to College: a resource for teens with disabilities

A resource for teens with disabilities looking into college attendance.

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