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ERIC Number: ED583505
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018-May-7
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Combining Opportunity and Obligation to Overcome Multiple Student Barriers in College. Testimony of Alexander Mayer, Deputy Director, Postsecondary Education, MDRC, Before the New Jersey State Assembly Higher Education Committee
Mayer, Alexander
MDRC
In this testimony by Alexander Mayer, Deputy Director, Postsecondary Education, Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC), Before the New Jersey State Assembly Higher Education Committee, the following three points are emphasized: (1) Developmental education is a major challenge facing low-income college students in New Jersey and across the country; (2) Students face a variety of barriers, but there is a lot of innovation in postsecondary institutions and growing evidence about what works to overcome those barriers; and (3) The strongest programs are comprehensive programs that combine opportunity and obligation to address multiple student barriers.
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Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: MDRC
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey; New York (New York); Ohio; Michigan (Detroit); Texas