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COE Statement on White House Proposal to Eliminate Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement and Education Opportunity Centers TRIO Programs

May 23, 2017

TRIO programs, for more than 50 years, have helped millions of low-income students go from poverty to the middle class by becoming first in their families to earn a college degree.

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COE President Maureen Hoyler Responds to President Trump's Proposed Budget Cuts to the Federal TRIO Programs

March 16, 2017

President Donald Trump's first budget request to Congress cuts nearly 15% of funding for existing programs within the U.S. Department of Education, including a $92 million (or 10%) decrease in funding for the TRIO college preparation and access programs that help low-income, first-generation students.

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COE Partners with MasteryPrep to Boost ACT Scores for Low-Income, First-Generation Students

January 11, 2017

The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) announced today that it has entered into a partnership with MasteryPrep, the ACT college exam prep provider, to help low-income, first generation students and students with disabilities who participate in national TRIO pre-college programs improve their ACT scores.

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COE's Year in Review

January 9, 2017

2016 was a banner year for COE as more than 33,000 additional low-income, first-generation students were able to take advantage of TRIO programs.

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Election-Themed Survey Shows What Issues Matters Most to First-Generation College-Students and Recent Graduates

October 6, 2016

A survey released today of millennial voters who were first in their families to attend college offers new details about this influential group, the issues that matter to them most, and how to reach them.

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SUNY Buffalo State Gives Lifetime Achievement Award to COE President Hoyler

August 12, 2016

The SUNY Buffalo State Upward Bound program has presented its Hal D. Payne Educational Opportunity Lifetime Service Award to Maureen Hoyler, President of the Washington, D.C.-based Council for Opportunity in Education.

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Council for Opportunity in Education Announces 2016 Stem Scholarship Recipients

July 12, 2016

The Council for Opportunity in Education (COE) has awarded scholarships from its Pathways to Success in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program to six U.S. college-bound high school graduates from Eerie, PA, Louisville, KY, and Stamford, CT.

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All-Day Pre-Con — Building Instructional Programs

July 5, 2016

Pre-college access programs are in an excellent position to take advantage of informal education programs to enhance their academic offerings.

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Is College Access a Priority at Your Institution? — New Brief from COE

June 27, 2016

We are pleased to share with you the practice brief — Making College Access a Priority at Four-Year Colleges and Universities.

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Response to Fisher v. Texas from M. Hoyler

June 23, 2016

The Council for Opportunity in Education is pleased that the Court properly upheld higher education's commitment to a diverse student body.

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Harris-Perry to Deliver Keynote Address

June 17, 2016

COE is proud to announce that Melissa Harris-Perry — who was described by The Atlantic as America's "foremost public intellectual" — will be the keynote speaker for the Opening Session of our 35th Annual Conference on August 31 in San Diego, CA.

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