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How Making “Evidence-Based Decisions Guided by the Best Available Science and Data" Can Advance Racial Equity in Higher Education

It is crucial now amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis to dismantle inequities and provide students of color true opportunities for economic mobility. That requires identifying racist policies and practices, and to do that, we need better data. A directive last month by the Biden administration recognizes the vital role of data and has the potential to move our postsecondary education system forward to make equity a reality—if it is properly implemented.

Letters and Comments

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PostsecData Provides Comments on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

This letter is submitted on behalf of these 19 undersigned members and partners of the Postsecondary Data Collaborative (PostsecData), in response to the emergency funding to postsecondary institutions and students provided by Congress through the March 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Resources and Reports

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