Educational Technology

November 5, 2019

3 ways to expand higher education opportunities for rural

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Natalie Schwartz, Education Dive

A new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy outlines three strategies rural communities are using to increase the college-going rates of their population.  Understanding local barriers to attending college, using innovative means to recruit and serve students, and forming partnerships between schools and the workforce are all critical to boosting completion rates, the researchers found. The report comes as workforce development has become a growing need in rural regions, which often have few college options and low levels of credential attainment.

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