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Author(s):Pell Institute
Title:Opportunity matters: A journal of research informing educational opportunity, practice and programs
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Organization:Pell Institute
Short Description:Opportunity Matters is an annual research journal that provides a scholarly forum to discuss, disseminate, and stimulate research related to educational opportunity programs and the populations they serve - primarily low-income, first-generation, and minority college students, as well as students with disabilities.
Annotation:Opportunity Matters is an annual research journal that provides a scholarly forum to discuss, disseminate, and stimulate research related to educational opportunity programs and the populations they serve - primarily low-income, first-generation, and minority college students, as well as students with disabilities. The journal aims to make research more accessible and useful to policymakers and practitioners in the field in order to advance the goal of improving access to and success in higher education for underrepresented and underserved student populations.
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College Access
Community Colleges
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Engagement
First Generation College Students
Low-Income Students
Minority/Race/Ethnicity
Non-traditional Students
Online Journals
Participation
Persistence/Retention
Student Success

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