In March 2015, the Center hosted the conference “Increasing College Access and Success for Low Income Students: Building on New Research Domains.” This conference brought a unique mix of researchers, policy professionals and leaders in education to discuss new opportunities in education for low-income students.
In this presentation, Greg Walton presents his research on interventions that improve the transition to college for disadvantaged students. Walton is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Stanford University.
In this presentation, Alexander Mayer presents her work on community college developmental education. Mayer is a Research Associate at MDRC, a nonprofit, non-partisan education and social policy research organization dedicated to learning what works to improve programs and policies that affect the poor.
In this presentation Jessica Howell and Jonathan Smith discuss how to ensure that low-income students have access to the opportunities they have earned.
Jessica Howell is the executive director of policy research and the co-director of the College Board’s Advocacy & Policy Center, and Jonathan Smith is an Associate Policy Research Scientist at the College Board Advocacy & Policy Center. He holds a Ph.D. in economics and conducts research on student-college match.
In this presentation, Thomas Brock discusses research and opportunities in post-secondary education. Brock is the Commissioner of the National Center for Education Research with the U.S. Department of Education.
In this presentation Eric Bettinger presents his research on the impact of pre-college advising for high school students. Bettinger is an associate professor in the Stanford University School of Education.