Successful Outcomes in Postsecondary Access and Completion
Research shows that more than any other factor, postsecondary education is associated with higher earning potential, healthier lives, and greater access to financial stability. However, too few students are able to enroll in, or complete college. The reality is that often students of color and economically disadvantaged students — who have the most to gain from a postsecondary experience — have the least amount of access to higher education.
Ensure access to rigorous curricula,early postsecondary opportunities, and effective, high-quality school personnel for underserved students in high school.
Report data in a clear, transparent, accessible way. Ensure student data is disaggregated by subgroups.
Pursue and promote access to institutions of higher education by reducing financial barriers for underserved students.
Create diverse and inclusive college environments by ensuring campuses take action to reduce isolation and provide targeted academic and social supports.
Invest in high-quality postsecondary correctional education.