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#thankateacher: Why We Do What We Do

All of us at New America have been touched by amazing educators—teachers that helped us, inspired us, and influenced us to work toward a better education for all students. Here are some we will never forget.

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How Many College Applications Is Enough?

An analysis of ACT score reports sent to colleges suggests that when the ACT increased the number of free score reports that students could send to schools, test-takers applied to more colleges—and more selective colleges—regardless of income level.

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States Vary on FAFSA Completion Rates

News stories covering the rising price of a higher education are disconcerting for anyone planning to attend college—but for low-income students, these stories are particularly discouraging. That’s because these students…