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Opportunity News: Support for Pre-School and Pathways to College for the Undocumented

by Opportunity Nation   •  

Opportunity Nation shares key stories that explore opportunity-related issues in powerful, provocative ways. Many of these articles and op-eds include new data and research on key economic, educational, social and civic factors that affect upward mobility and community well-being.

As a bipartisan organization committed to working with diverse leaders, organizations and institutions, Opportunity Nation does not endorse all of the opinions or content shared here. But we strongly believe the exchange of ideas and civil dialogue are central to finding common ground and making significant, sustained progress as a society.

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Early Interventions

Nicholas Kristof argues for increased investments for early interventions, including home visits, parenting supports and early childhood programs, for poor children and their families.

Community Colleges

Miami Dade College President and member of Opportunity Nation’s Higher Education Council, Eduardo Padron,supports a national movement to help 2,000 of the estimated 2 million undocumented students pursue college degrees with scholarships.

K-12 Education and Multiple Pathways

Ohio Governor John Kasich proposes several initiatives to increase high school graduation rates, including boosting mentoring, improving vocational education, strengthening career pathways and making it easier for students to get college credit before they graduate.

Supporting the Middle Class

Check out another story generated from Opportunity Nation’s work with CNN Money to identify U.S. counties with good access to opportunity that supports a thriving middle class.

Opportunity Nation Opportunity Nation is a bipartisan, national campaign comprised of more than 350 cross-sector organizations working together to expand economic mobility and close the opportunity gap in America. Opportunity Nation envisions the United States as a nation where everyone – regardless of where they were born – has equal access to opportunity, economic mobility, and success at all stages of life.

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