college http://wrkf.org en Colleges Guide Low-Income Students From Getting In To Graduating http://wrkf.org/post/white-house-seeks-ways-get-poor-kids-through-college Bryn Mawr College is located just outside Philadelphia, but every year the school goes looking for students in Boston.<p>Bryn Mawr typically admits 10 low-income students from the Boston area each year, providing them with financial assistance and introducing them to one another in hopes that they will form a network and support each other as they navigate their college years.<p>Bryn Mawr doesn't stop in Boston. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:52:00 +0000 editor 21349 at http://wrkf.org Colleges Guide Low-Income Students From Getting In To Graduating Technical College Rethinks Approach to Remedial Education http://wrkf.org/post/technical-college-rethinks-approach-remedial-education <p><a href="http://www.dtae.org/teched/completecollege/GaHigherEducationCompletionPlan2012.pdf" target="_blank">Georgia higher education officials have a goal</a>: by 2020, they want 60 percent of young adults in the state to earn some kind of college credential.</p><p>They’ve got a long way to go. In 2011, just over 36 percent of 24 to 34-year-olds in that state had earned an Associates Degree or better, about another 6 percent have a certificate.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:36:45 +0000 Maura Walz 4520 at http://wrkf.org Technical College Rethinks Approach to Remedial Education LSU Graduation Rate Reaches All-Time High http://wrkf.org/post/lsu-graduation-rate-reaches-all-time-high <p></p><p>Louisiana State University announced Wednesday a record 67 percent of students who started college in 2006 graduated within six years. That’s up from 62 percent of the cohort that started in 2005. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 21:41:22 +0000 Lisa Lovello 1321 at http://wrkf.org