Report: Colleges Must Help BIPOC, Foster Care Students Maintain Financial Aid

An important new report from The Annie E. Casey Foundation:


College students of color, students from low-income communities and students who experience foster care are more likely to lose federal financial aid for tuition and other school expenses — and not graduate — because of how schools apply rigorous national achievement standards tied to educational grants. This finding comes from a recent John Burton Advocates for Youth (JBAY) report, The Overlooked Obstacle: How Satisfactory Academic Progress Impedes Student Success and Equity, which outlines ways that schools can better equip and support students.


Read the full article and find the report online HERE.