Establishing a strong precedent of fully covering the costs of Early College as programs grow is critical to ensuring that communities and state government are aligned when it comes to executing on this strategic initiative.
On Wednesday, April 14 MassINC released new research on Early College, an up-and-coming initiative that is making significant gains in the higher education equity gap. No single strategy offers a silver bullet, but Early College has a proven track-record of increasing post-secondary completion, and it has clear potential to interrupt structural inequality in education. Educators,
Nearly 160 education, business, and community leaders write to expand and deepen the Massachusetts Early College Initiative
Report release serves as kick-off event for new Coalition for an Equitable Economy
A Blueprint for Economic Growth and Equitable Recovery
The Gateway Cities Journal
The problem in a nutshell: The Legislature hasn’t provided certainty that the state will make good on its promise to deliver the funds in equal increments over the law’s seven-year phase-in period. Lacking confidence that they will see these scheduled increases in Chapter 70 aid, school districts have been hesitant to develop plans to deploy the new funds strategically.
Report argues steep drop in incarceration positions frontlines workers to provide rehabilitation
Presented by MassINC and the Gateway Cities Innovation Institute, the TTOD (Transformative Transit-Oriented Development, pronounced “TOD”) Talks are a series of lectures and panels designed to explore the many ways in which planning, development and local policies affect the socioeconomic and political inequities in our communities – with a special focus on the legacy cities outside of