Next America: Higher Education

Understanding the opportunity and achievement gaps in U.S. universities

Next America: Higher Education is a project of The Atlantic, supported by grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Lumina Foundation. (More)

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The Glue Helping At-Risk Students Stick With School

Washington, D.C., added pathways coordinators to its high schools to try to help kids who are behind on credits catch up.

Next America: Higher Education is a project of The Atlantic, supported by grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Lumina Foundation.