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the Hope Center

Too many students leave college without credentials because life, logistics, and a lack of money got in the way. These #RealCollege students are the new majority, but they are often ignored. The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice is home to an action research team using rigorous research to drive innovative practice, evidence-based policymaking, and effective communications to support #RealCollege students.

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Guide to Assessing Basic Needs Insecurity in Higher Education

The Hope Center, in continuing the mission of the #RealCollege movement, wants to give institutions the tools to assess the needs of their own student populations. Our 2019 Survey Guide will help institutions to develop their own #RealCollege survey, with guidelines for recruiting students, how to structure the survey questions, and the measurement instruments that …

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