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SXSW EDU 2020

Redesigning Higher Ed to Improve Equity

College completion rates are up, reaching 58% in 2018 – but significant gaps remain, particularly among first-generation students, low-income students and students of color. White students graduate from four-year public institutions at much higher rates (~72%) than their black (~47%) and Hispanic (~57%) peers. Our panelists will lead a lively discussion of how they have successfully helped create equity at scale at their schools, sharing actionable tips and advice with attendees.

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Takeaways

  1. Discover practical – yet innovative – solutions to addressing college completion gaps
  2. Understand the factors that contribute to discrepancies in college completion rates
  3. Interact with and learn from higher education professionals that have scaled equity at their institutions

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Organizer

Tyler Reed, Senior Director, Communications, McGraw-Hill

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  • Tags: edtech, diversity
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel
  • Track: Higher Education
  • Level: Basic Understanding
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