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EDUCATION PHILANTHROPY DIVISION OF ASCENDIUM EDUCATION GROUP

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Sharing knowledge is at the heart of our mission. Explore Ascendium’s growing library of publications that examine the complex challenges facing postsecondary learners, and how we’re helping our partners address them.

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ResourceThumbnail StudentSuccessinDevelopmentalMathematics NapEdu
November 2019

Increasing Student Success in Developmental Mathematics

To learn which students are not well-served by existing gateway math developmental educational reforms, we enlisted the NAS to help develop a research agenda and areas for future research over the next five years.
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November 2019

Equity and Excellence in Practice: A Guide For Higher Education in Prison

Lumina Foundation supported the Prison University Project and The Alliance for Higher Education in Prison to document key characteristics of high-quality prison higher education programs for stakeholders.
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ResourceThumbnail EmergencyAidToolKit EqualMeasure
September 2019

Training for Emergency Grant Decision-Makers

Ascendium partnered with Equal Measure to fund the development of better tools for emergency grant decision-makers to ask the right questions to get at the root cause of each student's personal financial crisis.
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2019 Ascendium Choosing a College
July 2019

Choosing a College: How to Find the Right One for You

This workshop shows students how to choose a college based on what's important to them so they can increase their odds of graduating. Recommended for grades: 10, 11, 12
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2019 Ascendium Choosing a College
July 2019

Choosing a College: How to Find the Right One for You

This workshop shows students how to choose a college based on what's important to them so they can increase their odds of graduating. Recommended for grades: 10, 11, 12
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2019 Ascendium Calculating Price of College
July 2019

Calculating the Price of College: It's Less Than You Might Think

This workshop shows students that with the help of financial aid—federal grants and scholarships—the price of college can be affordable. Recommended for grades: 11, 12
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2019 Ascendium Calculating Price of College
July 2019

Calculating the Price of College: It's Less Than You Might Think

This workshop shows students that with the help of financial aid—federal grants and scholarships—the price of college can be affordable. Recommended for grades: 11, 12
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2019 Ascendium Finding Scholarships
July 2019

Finding Scholarships: Where to Look and How to Win Them

This workshop shows students how to find private scholarships that are a good match for them and provide tips on how they can win them. Recommended for grades: 10, 11, 12
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2019 Ascendium Finding Scholarships
July 2019

Finding Scholarships: Where to Look and How to Win Them

This workshop shows students how to find private scholarships that are a good match for them and provide tips on how they can win them. Recommended for grades: 10, 11, 12
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2019 Ascendium Completing the FAFSA
July 2019

Completing the FAFSA®: How to Unlock Money for College

This workshop walks parents and students through the FAFSA so they know what information is required to successfully complete it. Recommended for grades: 12 and their parents
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2019 Ascendium Completing the FAFSA
July 2019

Completing the FAFSA®: How to Unlock Money for College

This workshop walks parents and students through the FAFSA so they know what information is required to successfully complete it. Recommended for grades: 12 and their parents
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ResourceThumbnail TheWorkforcePlaybook TheAspenInstitute
June 2019

The Workforce Playbook

A practical guide to setting a vision and key practices for talent development and economic mobility, balancing the needs of students and employers to advance the overall prosperity of their regions, from the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program.
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