NCSRC Publication: Students with Disabilities Resources

By | 2017-04-12T22:03:03+00:00 April 7th, 2017|

As public schools, charter schools have an obligation to serve students with disabilities (SWD); as self-governing, mission-oriented, and nimble schools, charter schools have a corresponding opportunity to provide innovative, student-centered opportunities to meet those obligations. This compilation from the National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) is designed to provide the charter school community with [...]

Dollars for Degrees

By | 2017-04-06T19:25:55+00:00 May 13th, 2016|

As the focus of policymakers and philanthropic funders has shifted from post-secondary access to post-secondary access and success, researchers have begun to investigate more deeply the specific effects of rising college costs, increasing debt, and the impact of financial aid on degree completion. This report describes the sources and types of financial aid available [...]

Keeping the Promise of Opportunity

By | 2017-04-06T19:29:15+00:00 May 13th, 2016|

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation commissioned FSG to explore the challenges low-income young adults face in accessing and using financial aid and the related trends contributing to inequality in post-secondary education today, as well as potential approaches to helping students overcome these barriers. To do so, FSG interviewed national and state experts on [...]