Equity-Driven • Data-Centered • Student-Focused
More than almost any other factor, postsecondary education is associated with larger earning potential, and adults with bachelor’s degrees are only about half as likely to be unemployed. A postsecondary degree is the ticket to achieving social and economic mobility, yet too few students are able to enroll in, afford, and complete college.
To address these realities, our higher education work is equity-centered and focuses on closing gaps in access and success and on making college more affordable for students, particularly those from low-income families and families of color.
Data is at the heart of what we do. We monitor constantly, identify problems, and identify institutions with problems. Essentially, we use data to inform all of our work