Access to course materials another casualty of COVID-19

College students who can’t afford course materials and rely on library copies are struggling this fall as campus closures cut off library access and quarantines of print materials take resources out of circulation.

New DC Public Schools program aims to boost college completion

Each year, just over half of students graduating from District of Columbia Public Schools go on to attend college, but less than 40 percent of those students earn a degree. A new DCPS program hopes that intensive mentoring will help improve outcomes.