College Promise Campaign Annual Report 2015-2016

The College Promise Campaign Annual Report celebrates the tremendous growth in College Promise programs in the first year since the Campaign launched. Through communications, advocacy, leadership development, cross- sector engagement, and research, the Campaign has encouraged a national movement in communities and states to make a community college education within reach for eligible hardworking students […]

Making Public Colleges Tuition Free: A Briefing Book for State Leaders

America’s future prosperity and its citizens’ access to opportunity depend on increasing educational opportunities beyond high school for all students. Public education has always been principally a joint state-community effort. Once again, states led by visionary Governors and community leaders are responding to the need to expand public education for their residents. The case for […]

The America’s College Promise Playbook

Released by the U.S. Department of Education, the purpose of this America’s College Promise Playbook is to connect practitioners with relevant actionable information that will allow them to offer more students access to an affordable, high-quality education. Download  

College Promise Campaign Overview

A brief overview of the College Promise Campaign, it’s importance in preparing a competitive 21st Century workforce, and how cross-sector collaboration can help in moving forward. Download

Sustainable Funding Models: Federal Financial Aid Re-design

Sandy Baum, Urban Institute; William Hansen, USA Funds. This paper examines the possibility of the federal government taking an active role in supporting state and local efforts of this type and considers the relationship between Promise programs and the federal government’s goals for increasing educational opportunity and attainment. Download


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