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Jaime Casap
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Global Education Evangelist (and wanna be photographer)
Global Education Evangelist (and wanna be photographer)

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The lowest-income students with the highest scores on eighth-grade standardized tests are less likely to go to selective colleges than the highest-income students with the lowest test scores, according to the Education Trust. #highered #HigherEducation #Equity
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From 2011 to 2015, one in five students attending a two-year college lived in a food-insecure household. A study from the Wisconsin Hope Lab found that in 2016, 14% of community college students had been homeless at some point. #HigherEd #Equity #CommunityColleges
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40% of low-income students accepted to college in spring never make it to the first day of class in the fall. They’re stymied by tuition sticker shock, Kafkaesque paperwork requirements and a quiet, corrosive feeling that they don’t belong. #highered #Equity @hechingerreport
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Fewer than 3 in 10 students in gifted-and-talented programs are black or Latino. Are we really less "gifted?" #Equity #EDU
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Nationwide, districts with the most students of color receive 15% less per student in state and local funding than the whitest districts. #EDU #Equity
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Why do the stats I posted earlier matter? Where will our future educated labor force going to come from? Latino enrollment in public schools increased by 47% from 2001 to 2011. #Highered #HigherEducation #Equity #Future
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Thirty-three percent of white Americans 25 and older have at least a bachelor’s degree, compared to 19 percent of blacks and 16 percent of Hispanics, according to the Education Department. #HigherEd #Equity
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Nearly 72 percent of white students finish a four-year degree within six years, compared to 56 percent of Hispanic and 46 percent of black students, the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center says. #HigherEd #Equity
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Seventy-two percent of black students go into debt to pay for their educations, compared to 56 percent of white students, the Education Department reports. #HigherEd #Equity
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Nearly a third of black and Hispanic students with high school grade-point averages of 3.5 or better end up at community colleges, compared to 22 percent of white students with the same grades, the @Georgetown research found. #HigherEd #Equity
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