White House Announces Second Summit on College Access

Career College Central Summary:

  • According to a White House statement, the aim of the second summit will be to “build on the work” of the first one, “while launching initiatives in new areas.”
  • “This year’s summit will focus on building sustainable collaborations in communities with strong K-12 and higher education partnerships to encourage college going, and supporting colleges to work together to dramatically improve persistence and increase college completion, especially for first generation, low-income, and underrepresented students.”
  • Some community-college leaders said their sector was underrepresented, while leaders in the for-profit sector had similar complaints.

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