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Minding the Gap: Why Integrating High School With College Makes Sense and…

by Nancy Hoffman, Marc S. Miller, Joel Vargas, Andrea Venezia

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"Minding the gap argues that in today's highly competitive, global economy, all young people need a postsecondary education. Yet only one in ten students from the lowest economic quintile in the United States currently earns a postsecondary credential. This timely and instructive book explores policies and practices that would quickly enable a larger number of low-income and first-generation college students to earn postsecondary degrees. In doing so, Minding the gap calls for a system that thoroughly integrates secondary and postsecondary education -- a system in which a college degree is the goal for all students."--Page 4 of cover.… (more)
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"Minding the gap argues that in today's highly competitive, global economy, all young people need a postsecondary education. Yet only one in ten students from the lowest economic quintile in the United States currently earns a postsecondary credential. This timely and instructive book explores policies and practices that would quickly enable a larger number of low-income and first-generation college students to earn postsecondary degrees. In doing so, Minding the gap calls for a system that thoroughly integrates secondary and postsecondary education -- a system in which a college degree is the goal for all students."--Page 4 of cover.

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