ACE Featured Content for Topic Group: Access to Higher Education all of the Access to Higher Education News from ACEen-usCopyright , American Council on Educationdonotreply@ace.eduFri, 21 Sep 2018 18:42:47 ZACE News Feeds 1.0 Featured Content for Topic Group: Access to Higher Education BUZZ: White House Holds Second Higher Education Access SummitSeveral hundred higher education leaders gathered in Washington Dec. 4 for the second White House College Opportunity Day of Action, an event that focused on efforts to help students prepare for and graduate from college. Education Is a “Team Sport:” ACE Analysis of OECD Report Calls for New ApproachesA new issue brief from ACE examines the results of a November 2013 report on adult learning from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. BUZZ: College Presidents Pledge Access for Low-Income Students at White House SummitMore than 100 higher education leaders, including ACE President Molly Corbett Broad, met at the White House Jan. 16 to discuss increasing college access for low-income students. President Molly Corbett Broad on Launch of 2014 GED ProgramThis new, comprehensive GED program is a critical step forward in ACE's efforts to expand the pipeline of learners who are prepared for college-level work. President Molly Corbett Broad on Launch of GED Testing Service’s MyGEDToday marks an important milestone in ACE's work to expand the pipeline of post-traditional learners who are prepared for college-level work. Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity: Fall 2010The Center for Policy Research and Strategy is responsible for the content in ACE Fact Sheets on Higher Education. and Pearson Collaborate to Transform GED Test, Aligned with Common Core State Standards, Based on GED 21st Century InitiativeACE and Pearson today announced the creation of a ground-breaking new business that will drive the future direction, design, and delivery of the GED® testing program. the Common Core State Standards: An Action Agenda for Higher EducationThis issue brief describes key areas that will require active participation from higher education leaders and faculty from a broad array of disciplines to implement the Common Core agenda. the Success of Minority Students in Science and TechnologyThis paper is the fourth in a series that addresses different dimensions of ensuring the success of students of color. This paper provides important data regarding the persistence and success of African-American and Hispanic students in science and technology. KnowHow2GO Campaign on College AccessAs the nation’s most comprehensive public service campaign on college access, KnowHow2GO inspires low-income, first-generation students in middle and high school to prepare for and succeed in college. ResourcesIncludes resources that states and high schools can use to implement successful College Application Campaign programs. College Application CampaignThe American College Application Campaign® is a national effort to increase the number of first-generation and low-income students pursuing a college degree or other higher education credential. Testing ServiceGED Testing Service is a joint venture of the American Council on Education and Pearson. The GED® test has opened doors to better jobs and college programs for more than 18 million graduates since 1942. Last year nearly 800,000 adults sat for the GED test, which is accepted by virtually all U.S. colleges and employers.