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The articles below cover college affordability, college access and preparation, and admission policies. Click on the name of the article to read the summary and to find a link to the article.

A Stronger Nation Learning Beyond High School Builds American Talent

This report by the Lumina Foundation explores educational attainment after high school by race and ethnicity, state, and for the nation as a whole. 


From Cradle to College

This article outlines tips that can help students prepare for college.


College Preparation and Access that Expands Opportunities

This brief summarizes some of the barriers that students face. It also gives specific policy recommendations for the Texas legislature that can increase access to higher education. 


How Can Congress Improve College Affordability & Permanently Reduce Reliance on Student Debt? Double the Maximum Pell Grant & Restore State Investment in Public Colleges
Policies That Hurt Minority Applicants

Learn about the policies that hurt minority students and what institutions can do to adjust these policies. 


Nonprofit Resources

Click on the images below to learn about Dallas-based nonprofits that equip students with the knowledge to navigate higher education.

Official Engage Dallas Community Partners:

The SMU Simmons School of Education and Human Development logo links to their college access program.
SMU Simmons School of Education & Human Development
Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas


Other Nonprofits:

The Education is Freedom logo links to their website.
Education is Freedom
The Commit logo links to their website.
Educate Texas

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