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Colleges and universities team up to improve equity in Greater Cincinnati higher education


CINCINNATI — From both sides of the Ohio River, leaders from Miami University, Gateway Technical College, Cincinnati State and Northern Kentucky University came together with a common goal — educational equity across Greater Cincinnati.

The four colleges and universities are part of EAB’s Moon Shot for Equity, making Greater Cincinnati the seventh region in the country selected for the initiative. What You Need To Know

Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky institutions are partnering for “Moon Shot for Equity”

The initiative seeks to make higher education more accessible and easier to navigate

Leaders want to make it easier to transfer between local two-year and four-year colleges

The program’s best practices aim to close racial and socioeconomic achievement gaps EAB, a research firm focused on education, developed Moon Shot for Equity support to institutions in implementing 15 policies and best practices to improve educational outcomes for minority, low-income and nontraditional college students.The practices are meant to reduce and address systemic barriers students may face through leadership and campus climate, access and enrollment, student support and academic policies. The hope is that through these best practices, graduation rates for all students will rise and the region will see a […]

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