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Nov 07, 2016, 02:54 ET College For Every Student Initiates Fellowships to Advance Career Readiness for Recent Graduates

College For Every Student (CFES) announced today the initiation of fellowships designed to advance career readiness, a key aspect of the CFES model....


Sep 21, 2016, 12:45 ET 33 Schools Named "Schools of Distinction"

College For Every Student (CFES), a global leader in helping underserved students become college and career ready, is honoring 33 schools in eight...


Sep 06, 2016, 11:50 ET Strategies Guaranteed to Help Students Become College and Career Ready

Following 30 years of research and advocacy, two visionaries in college access have come together to share best practices for helping students attain ...


Aug 30, 2016, 10:00 ET Become a Readiness School: Build Pathways to College & Career for Your Students

A national nonprofit, College For Every Student (CFES), with a highly successful record of getting underserved students college and career ready, has ...


Feb 11, 2016, 11:30 ET West Point robotics workshop teaches STEM to CFES Scholars

"You will leave today saying, 'Wow,'" said West Point's Dr. Kendall Williams as he introduced the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)...


Jan 12, 2016, 11:30 ET College For Every Student Announces National Search to Help Four Low-Income Schools

College For Every Student is launching its second national search to help schools in need of college and career readiness support. Four schools will...


Nov 04, 2015, 03:22 ET College For Every Student National Conference Inspires Students & Educators

"You are not tomorrow's leaders….you are today's leaders," stated CFES President & CEO Rick Dalton during his opening remarks to 350 participants at...


Aug 18, 2015, 02:00 ET 33 Schools Named "Schools of Distinction"

College For Every Student (CFES), a global leader in helping underserved students become college and career ready, is honoring 33 schools in nine...


Jun 23, 2015, 01:15 ET GE-Published Report Identifies Steps to Close Skills Gap for Low-Income Students

Today, the GE Foundation released a solutions-driven white paper, titled "The Skills Gap and the New Economy: Implications for Low-Income Students,"...


Apr 23, 2015, 03:00 ET Closing the Skills Gap: Helping Young People Become Exceptional

Fifty-five global leaders in education, corporate, government and philanthropy sectors from five nations gathered in Essex, New York earlier this...


Apr 15, 2015, 11:00 ET Former NY Governor George Pataki to Keynote The Skills Gap And The New Economy Global Summit in Upstate NY (Portions to be Live Streamed)

Former three-term New York Governor George Pataki will keynote a global summit in Essex, New York that will convene leaders in education, corporate,...


Mar 10, 2015, 11:30 ET Schools from Twenty States Apply For College For Every Student Gap Awards

Fifty-two schools that serve predominantly low-income students from 20 states and the District of Columbia completed Closing the Gap award...


Jan 06, 2015, 02:00 ET College For Every Student Announces National Search to Help Low-Income Schools

A national nonprofit, College For Every Student (CFES), is searching for five schools to participate in a high-impact program that will help...


Dec 19, 2014, 11:00 ET A Better Way to Climb the Ladder to College Success

The following is a statement by Rick Dalton, President of College For Every Student: The sit-ins, die-ins, marches and other demonstrations sparked...


Nov 18, 2014, 03:38 ET Organization to Help One Million More Low-Income Students Attain College Degrees

Helping one million more low income students realize their dreams and attain college degrees is the goal of the One Million More campaign, announced...


Nov 10, 2014, 12:00 ET One Million More Is Not Just a Dream

On November 7-8, 430 teachers, students, corporate and college leaders met at the 18th annual College for Every Student (CFES) conference to inspire, ...


Nov 04, 2014, 10:00 ET 18th Annual College For Every Student National Conference

"I never thought that I would actually make something of myself," declared Ryan Mclennon, a freshman at State University of New York at Plattsburgh...


Aug 29, 2012, 10:00 ET Pathways, Persistence, and Promise: Helping Underserved Youth Succeed in College

Five hundred educators and community leaders from across the country will be gathering for the 16th annual College For Every Student (CFES) National...


Aug 24, 2012, 09:30 ET CFES Names 2011-2012 "Schools of Distinction"

College For Every Student (www.collegefes.org), a national nonprofit that helps underserved students prepare for, gain access to, and succeed in...


Aug 21, 2012, 10:00 ET The New American Dream: Common Core State Standards

The following is being released by Rick Dalton, president and CEO, College For Every Student: In July, more than 100 philanthropic leaders, many from ...


Nov 01, 2011, 10:00 ET CFES Programs Improve New York City High Schools

A report prepared by the University of Michigan found that the core practices of College For Every Student (CFES)—Pathways to College, Mentoring, and ...


Sep 02, 2011, 11:24 ET U.S. Department of Education to Join CFES in Visit to Exemplary Adirondack Schools

On Tuesday, September 6th, John White, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach in the U.S. Department of Education, will join College For Every ...


Sep 01, 2011, 10:00 ET CFES Names 2010-2011 "Schools of Distinction"

College For Every Student (www.collegefes.org), a national nonprofit that helps underserved students prepare for, gain access to, and succeed in...


Apr 05, 2011, 10:00 ET America East Conference and College For Every Student Announce Student Service Day

The America East Conference and College For Every Student, a national non-profit that helps underserved kids attend college, are excited to announce...


Nov 16, 2010, 05:03 ET CFES School-College Partnerships Help Rural Kids Attend College

A report prepared by the University of Michigan found positive outcomes for rural students engaged in the school-college partnerships created by...