|Despite these barriers, there is significant potential for collaboration and innovation in these communities. That’s why we’re investing in Rural Collaborations—initiatives that connect stakeholders from multiple educational institutions and sectors to harness their collective wisdom and resources in service of students. Through this work, we expect to see more rural students receive the academic resources, guidance, and support they need to access, persist in, and complete a postsecondary credential.
Dig Into the Data
With the help of Education First and other partners in the field, we explored current data on Texas students to develop our strategy. Below are some of the findings we found most compelling.