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Three Steps Toward Implementing Equity-Centered Student Supports and Engagement Practices

January 17, 2023

Many students of color seek out career and technical education (CTE) programs, particularly programs offered online, to further their education and increase their earnings potential. But previous research has demonstrated that grade point averages, CTE program completion rates, and earnings are lower for Black and Latinx students than for their peers, and gaps are worse when programs are offered fully online. By developing or piloting equity-conscious strategies, colleges can help ensure that students of color and students from other underrepresented groups have the best chance to succeed.

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