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Disabilities Access is About Holding Space

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Margaret Price The sentiment — addressing the dearth of disability accommodations in higher education that she and others have experienced — appears in her new book, Crip Spacetime: Access, Failure, and Accountability in Academic Life (Duke University Press, 2024). “We Price’s challenges to access did not end at obtaining coverage.

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Proposed Regulations Looks to Increase College Access

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

New proposed regulations could increase college access for high school students and provide better public data on student outcomes, according to officials at the U.S. Department of Education. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel A.

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As Federal Connectivity Programs Sunset, Internet Access Remains Critical

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

households have no access to the internet in their homes, roughly 24 million households. While Prendergast said NSCS does not have one specific program to address the ending of ACP, he said he hopes that the institutional efforts to cut costs “frees up funds for our students so they can continue to have access to home internet.”

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Legacy Looms Large in College Admissions, Perpetuating Inequities in College Access

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The data indicate that considering legacy status when making admissions decisions is associated with decreased college access for Black and Hispanic students, as well as for students living with low incomes. Colleges should end legacy admissions policies to expand college access Last year’s U.S. In the 2021-2022 academic year, 2.1

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Report: Work Remains to Ensure Postsecondary Education Access in Prison

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Dr. Ruth Delaney It means that hundreds of thousands of people in prison may potentially have access to quality college programming and the funds to complete postsecondary education credentials. “

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Accessibility and Belonging: Cornerstones of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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But we must not overlook the equally vital aspects of accessibility and belonging. Ellis , “accessibility means dismantling the barriers—physical, digital, and attitudinal—that impede the full participation of individuals with disabilities.” Accessibility and belonging are not separate entities.

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An Equity and Access Champion

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Dueñas’ scholarship addresses issues of equity and access in higher education with a focus on sense of belonging and experiences with imposter syndrome among Latinx students attending four-year colleges and universities. “My

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