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  • Cooke Chronicle: Higher Ed "Mess" & K-12 Equity
    July 14, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Articles examine the "mess" of higher education, as well as strategies for supporting disadvantaged students in K-12.
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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Understanding Equity & Obstacles for Students
    July 7, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Articles cover how K-12 leaders plan to close the Excellence Gap and spotlight affordability, food insecurity, and other challenges for college students with financial need.
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Summer Reading & Despedidas
    June 30, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Summer reading programs and improving admissions at selective high schools are discussed in the K-12 community. Institutions and advocates look at new ideas for supporting low-income college students.
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  • The Business of Doing Good: Cooke Scholar's Inspiring Graduation Speech
    Angad Singh Padda received the Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship in 2015, allowing him to go from Diablo Valley College to graduating summa cum laude at the University of California, Berkeley. Angad was chosen from among 30 other students to represent his class at the Haas School of Business graduation ceremony. Since then, his speech has received over 237,000 views on YouTube ...
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  • Cooke Chronicle: A refresh ahead for higher ed?
    June 23, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Advocates call for schools to better serve the needs of all gifted students and higher ed regulations might be up for a refresh.
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  • UNC-Chapel Hill - 2017 Cooke Prize Winner
    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the 2017 recipient of the $1 million Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence. The award is the largest award in the nation given to to a selective college or university with an excellent record of admitting, supporting and graduating outstanding low-income students. For more information, please visit: http://www.jkcf.org/cookeprize http...
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  • UNC-Chapel Hill Wins $1 Million Cooke Prize
    LANSDOWNE, Va. – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received the $1 million 2017 Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence, the largest award in the nation recognizing a college or university for its success in enrolling low-income students and supporting them to successful graduation.
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  • Cooke Chronicle: For-Profit College Regulation Roll Back
    June 16, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. The Trump administration pushes for apprenticeships over traditional higher education; DeVos rolls back Obama-era regulations on for-profit colleges; The Cooke Foundation releases a study showing that state flagship universities are becoming instruments of social stratification.
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  • Report Finds Flagship Universities Becoming Instruments of Social Stratification
    LANSDOWNE, Va. – State funding cuts have prompted many public flagship universities to admit growing numbers of out-of-state students – sometimes outnumbering in-state students – so the schools can collect higher tuition, a new Jack Kent Cooke Foundation study finds. This prevents some qualified students, including those with moderate- and low-incomes, from gaining admission to the mos...
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Predictive Data Helps Students Succeed
    June 9, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos testifies before a Senate committee concerning the proposed Education Department budget; 54 percent of the graduating class of 2017 at the University of California at Irvine are first-generation college students; a study finds that even in the state with the lowest public ...
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  • Welcome to the Family 2017 - Paulina
    This spring we had the privilege of surprising some high school students in California with the news that they had become Cooke College Scholars. Paulina is one of those students, and it was fantastic to meet her and her aunt. We also were very thankful to have Carmina, a current Cooke Graduate Scholar, join us as we welcomed her to the family. Congratulations Paulina! For more information about ...
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Economic Segregation In Schools
    June 2, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. A report finds that 4 in 10 public-school districts are intensely economically segregated; Princeton University acts to admit more low-income students; 2017 Cooke College Scholars are announced; and Cooke Foundation Executive Director Harold Levy co-authors an op-ed about a program for outstanding low-incom...
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  • Meet the 2017 Cooke College Scholars!
    The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, which awards the largest scholarships in the United States to outstanding students with financial need, has selected 80 high school students from 28 states and the District of Columbia to receive Cooke College Scholarships that are each worth up to $40,000 annually for four years.
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Education Budget Incites Controversy
    May 25, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. President Trump’s proposed education budget draws criticism, a report shows that women hold two-thirds of student debt, and one community college produces three Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholars. 
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Multimillion-dollar Partnership Will Expand Educational Access
    May 19, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. Proposed Trump administration budget cuts to the Education Department are revealed in greater detail; the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the College Board announce a multimillion-dollar partnership to make college more accessible for low-income and rural students; and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expe...
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  • Cooke Chronicle: The End of the Traditional High School Transcript?
    May 12, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. The College Board says that access to SAT coaching leads to higher scores; a study shows most Americans are dissatisfied with how higher education treats students; and an expert describes myths about Pell Grants. 
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  • Cooke Scholars Celebrate College Signing Day 2017
    After months of applying and waiting, the time has finally come for high school students across the nation to commit to the college or university of their dreams. And as part of former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative, our staff and scholars celebrated National College Signing Day last Friday.
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Can Top Universities Afford to Admit More Low-Income Students?
    May 5, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. A report says college costs are unaffordable for many students; top universities are criticized for not using funds from their budget surpluses to admit and provide financial aid to more low-income students; and President Trump’s issues an executive order requiring a review of federal education policies.
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  • Welcome to the Family 2017 - Odysseus
    Last week we had the privilege of surprising some high school students in California with the news that they had become Cooke College Scholars. Odysseus is one of those students, and it was an absolute pleasure to meet him, his parents, teachers, and other faculty from Newbury Park High School. Congratulations Odysseus and welcome to the family! For more information about the Cooke College Schola...
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Increasing Access for Low-Income Students, and New Scholars in the News
    April 28, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. New York City’s mayor proposes free preschool for 3-year-olds;  a report finds low-income college students earn less than more affluent students after graduation; and the Cooke Foundation announces five finalists for the $1 Million Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence.
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  • Cooke Foundation Announces Five Finalists for $1 Million Prize
    Five universities – Brown University; Rice University; Stanford University; the University of California, Berkeley; and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – are finalists for the $1 million Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence.The prize is the largest award in the nation recognizing a college making strides in enrolling low-income students and supporting them t...
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  • Cooke Chronicle: Calculating Financial Aid and funding higher education
    April 21, 2017 – Here’s our weekly roundup of education news you may have missed. New York’s new program to eliminate tuition for some students in public colleges draws both praise and criticism; 15 colleges announce a new cost calculator that estimates how much financial aid a student will get from a particular college; a new report shows that funding for higher education increased ...
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Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
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  • Cooke Foundation Awards 55 Top Community College Students Transfer Scholarships
    This year nearly 3,000 community college students applied for the 2017 Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, and after reviewing thousands of excellent applications, we are happy to award 55 scholarships to some of the nation's top performing community college students. Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholars have strong records of achievement and success, as proven by their GPA, service ...
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  • Welcome to the Family 2017 - NOVA Community College Students
    Two of the top students from Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) are recent recipients of the Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship, the largest scholarship for community college students in the nation. We decided to surprise Aman and Martha with the news in person along with some current Cooke Scholars who also had attended NOVA. For more information about the Undergraduate Transfer Sc...
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  • BEAM Receives $1 Million Cooke Foundation Talent Development Award
    Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics (BEAM) – a program that provides advanced math instruction to low-income students in New York City to prepare them for college and careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) – is expanding to Los Angeles with a $1 million grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. 

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