Orlando, FL (February 27, 2014) – Today at DREAM 2014, 12 community and technical colleges from eight states were welcomed into the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network. This cohort, serving nearly 75,000 students, will immediately begin the challenging work of identifying and implementing evidence-based strategies for closing achievement gaps and increasing student retention, persistence, and completion rates.
Feb 26, 2014
Orlando, FL (February 26, 2014) – Today, Achieving the Dream launched new tools to increase college and career readiness at community colleges by hosting the College Readiness Institute and releasing a series of practitioner briefs titled, “Right from the Start.” These actions demonstrate the commitments made by Achieving the Dream at the January 2014 White House Summit on Increasing College Opportunity for Low-Income Students.
Feb 25, 2014
Orlando, FL (February 25, 2014) – Today, Achieving the Dream released Continuous Improvement for College Completion: Arkansas Builds a System-Level Strategy for Community College Student Success during a session at DREAM 2014. This report details the coordinated efforts of Arkansas that has significantly improved the progress of student outcomes at two-year colleges across the state.
Feb 24, 2014
Orlando, FL (February 24, 2014) – Achieving the Dream, with the support of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, this evening announced Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) and Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) as the winners of the sixth annual Leah Meyer Austin Award. Along with this prestigious recognition, the colleges will each receive $25,000 to support their ongoing student success work.
Feb 24, 2014
Orlando, FL (February 24, 2014) – Achieving the Dream and Jobs for the Future (JFF) today announced the selection of the first-ever community college-led STEM Regional Collaboratives at DREAM 2014:
Feb 21, 2014
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Jan 16, 2014
Silver Spring, MD (January 16, 2014) - In early 2014, Achieving the Dream, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and Jobs for the Future will jointly explore with community colleges, higher education organizations, philanthropy, and other stakeholders the feasibility of creating a "Breakthrough Collaborative" to address the alarming failure rate of students in post-secondary remedial mathematics or “gateway” courses.
Statement by Achieving the Dream Senior Vice President Carol Lincoln on the Recertification of Eight Leader CollegesNov 13, 2013
Silver Spring, MD (November 13, 2013) – Achieving the Dream is proud to announce the Leader College recertification of the following eight Achieving the Dream Institutions:
Seven Community Colleges and Two National Organizations Join Forces to Aid Workforce in Distressed Northeast with $23.5 MillionOct 30, 2013
NEWS RELEASEAchieving the Dream Contact: Lauren Lewis, 917-613-6419 firstname.lastname@example.orgCarnegie Foundation Contact: Gay Clyburn, 650-566-5162 Clyburn@carnegiefoundation.orgPassaic County Community College: Contact Elizabeth “Betsy” Marinace, 973-684-6861 email@example.com
Oct 10, 2013
Silver Spring, MD (October 10, 2013) – Achieving the Dream Board of Directors and staff launched the Achieving the Dream Interventions Showcase at an event hosted at its Silver Spring office yesterday, October 9, 2013.
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