CHERE publishes, both on-line and in print, the results of its research, summaries of conferences, reviews of promising and best practices, and more.
September 27, 2013
First-Year Experience: What Works & Why
to be convened at Housatonic Community College
Retention to Postsecondary Graduation
convened at Goodwin College
In September, a diverse Planning Committee composed of higher education officials, advocates and students, used a Casey Foundation grant to sponsor, “Retention to Postsecondary Graduation”, at Goodwin College — attended by 120 representatives of Connecticut colleges, and others from throughout New England. Attendees heard a panel of students talk about their retention challenges, and heard descriptions of several cutting-edge programs in Connecticut and one from Boston.
A summary is available. Contact David Johnston at CHERE.
Homeless to the House of Representatives: How a Stable Education Saved a Foster Child
A recent report by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, “Foster Youth Internship Report: Our Voice, Their Future,”contained a section researched and authored by Lexie Gruber, a member of the CHERE Advisory Board.
Gruber’s work was the subject of a recent news story published in The Hartford Courant.