Monthly Archives: December 2015


HLPR Student Note Competition Submissions Due January 8

HLPR is seeking submissions for its Student Note Competition, to be published in Vol. 10.2 in summer 2016. We are seeking policy-oriented pieces that are 4,000–13,000 words, shorter in length than a typical journal article. The deadline for submissions for the Summer 2016 issue is Friday, January 8th. Submissions should be sent to with the subject line “Student Note…


Working Together: Improving Accountability & College Access

By Julie Bachur Gopalan and Allison Wallace, CollegeSpring* Increasing the educational and professional prospects of low-income students is one of the most pressing social justice issues of our time. The Lumina Foundation estimates that over two-thirds of all U.S. jobs will require a postsecondary degree by 2018. Yet, only 9% of students in the bottom…

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