EQUALITY, Spring 2024

At COE’s 43rd annual Policy Seminar, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Miguel Cardona delivered impassioned remarks, praising TRIO educators and advocates for their pivotal role in shaping America’s education landscape.

January to May 2024

At COE’s Policy Seminar, Secretary Cardona urged education advocates to action, stressing the importance of advocacy, inclusivity, and collective effort to advance educational equity, drawing from his personal journey as a first-generation college student. In this issue, we also highlight our FY 25 appropriations ask to Congress for a $68 million increase for TRIO; insights and updates surrounding the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA); and the TRIO success story of our 2024 Thomas R. Wolanin Congressional Intern Ni’Aisha Banks. Read this and more in the Spring 2024 issue of Equality, now available for download.

  • TRIO Levels Up to Create Change at Policy Seminar
  • There’s a New TRIO Alum in Congress
  • Better FAFSA Insights and Updates from COE’s College Initiatives Director
  • How COE’s TRIO Career Development Program Paves the Way to Career Success

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