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Reportan descenso en las solicitudes de ayuda por medio de FAFSA
May 30, 2024
Facing FAFSA
Journal of College Admission
May 29, 2024
Cambios finalizado para el formulario del FAFSA
May 27, 2024
Navigating FAFSA Delays: Students Talk Scholarships, Embrace Resilience
Chicago Defender
May 8, 2024
Opciones para los estudiantes que han presentado problemas con la solicitud de FAFSA en Illinois
UniVision Chicago
May 7, 2024
How FAFSA 'fixes' have turned College Decision Day into chaos
USA Today
May 1, 2024
Helping Students Expand Education & Achieve Goals
April 26, 2024
900,000 fewer kids enrolled in college since the pandemic; direct intervention is essential
Saporta Report
April 22, 2024
OneGoal Hosts Student Summit in Houston
KPRC2 Houston
April 3, 2024
The Pathways We Need to College and Good Jobs
April 2, 2024
Colleges to Education Department: We don't have enough time to process FAFSA information
USA Today
March 29, 2024
Score Values: Priya Linson, Executive Director of OneGoal
Score Values
March 26, 2024
Problema corregido en la FAFSA abre el formulario para muchas familias inmigrantes
March 21, 2024
This year it's a slow crawl to financial aid packages for students
March 21, 2024
From the interview chair to serious barbecue: CEO Mark Suzman in Texas
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
March 20, 2024
Cotopaxi Welcomes OneGoal as Newest Impact Partner
The Daily
March 19, 2024
OneGoal welcomes corporate partner Yardi as volunteers at annual Student Summit in Metro Atlanta
March 19, 2024
Long-awaited FAFSA fix means students from immigrant families can finally finish aid applications
March 18, 2024
Clayton State Hosts OneGoal Event
Clayton News Daily
March 8, 2024
Hundreds of metro Atlanta students attend event to help them dream, plan for future
Atlanta News First
March 7, 2024
Summit presents opportunities to metro Atlanta students after high school
March 7, 2024
City Schools of Decatur aiming to refocus equity work on students
March 7, 2024
The New York Times Communities Fund Raises More Than $7.5 Million
The New York Times
February 13, 2024
Yet another FAFSA problem: Many noncitizens can't fill it out
February 13, 2024
The 4-6 week FAFSA delay comes at a crucial time for high school seniors
February 4, 2024
Millions of students may have just weeks to compare college financial aid offers
USA Today
February 1, 2024
Briefing at Boston State House explores universal FAFSA and the effects it may have on Massachusetts students
WebN Boston
January 31, 2024
Familias inmigrantes tienen problemas para completar la FAFSA. Aquí te informamos.
January 30, 2024
A glitch blocks thousands of immigrant families from a new, simpler FAFSA. The fix is TBD.
January 25, 2024
Pahara Announces New Class of Leaders for The Pahara Fellowship
Pahara Institute
January 25, 2024
After Affirmative Action Ban, They Rewrote College Essays With a Key Theme: Race
NY Times
January 21, 2024
The new FAFSA is meant to make applying for college aid easier, but not everyone can access it yet
The Associated Press
January 5, 2024
This Was a Terrible Year, and Also Maybe the Best One Yet for Humanity
The New York Times
December 30, 2023
Equity Challenges in the College Decision Process for Students of Color in Underserved Communities
K12 Digest
December 19, 2023
Colleges hand out scholarship money to attract top students — at the expense of kids in need
WBEZ Chicago
December 18, 2023
For the Holidays, These May Be the Best Gifts
The New York Times
November 18, 2023
About The New York Times Communities Fund
The NY Times
November 14, 2023
Change Agents Townhall: Education Matters - Closing the Race Gap
October 19, 2023
OneGoal Continues to Provide College Access to Low-Income Students
The Citizen Weekly Newspaper
October 18, 2023
Four Things to Know About Lowest ACT Scores in More Than Three Decades
The 74
October 17, 2023
Education Advocates Call on Legislators to Invest in Higher Education
PR Newswire
September 19, 2023
A Ruling Against Harvard Might Not End Diversity-Based Admissions, Experts Say
The 74
June 12, 2023
Advocates Host MA State House Briefing on Public Higher Ed Finance
uAspire Blog
May 30, 2023
OneGoal Chicago's Priya Linson on Chicago Newsroom 2.0
May 19, 2023
OneGoal Metro Atlanta Broadcast News Roundup
March 16, 2023
OneGoal: A Social Impact Solution Where Your Journey Can Become Your Genius
Harvard Social Impact Review
February 14, 2023
OneGoal aims to help local students transition from high school to college
WABE's Closer Look with Rose Scott
February 6, 2023
New Data: Female College Enrollment Drops at Twice the Rate of Male Students
The 74
January 2, 2023
The Key to Prosperity
Georgia Trend Magazine
November 30, 2022
Keeping College Hopes and Diversity Alive in a Post-Affirmative Action America
The 74
November 21, 2022
Higher ed initiative aims to improve college readiness
The Associated Press
November 16, 2022
Thirteen Kentucky school districts will participate in statewide college success program
Kentucky Teacher
November 15, 2022
How are Mass. gubernatorial candidates planning to address widespread student learning losses? Mostly they aren’t.
The Boston Globe
November 4, 2022
State leaders must act to close education gaps post-pandemic, advocates say
The Boston Globe
September 14, 2022
Coalition says education achievement gap has widened
September 14, 2022
Mass. Education Equity Partnership highlights gap between white students, children of color
The Republican
September 14, 2022
Coalition says education achievement gap has widened
WWLP News 22
September 14, 2022
Inspiring Conversations with Patty Williams-Downs of OneGoal Houston
Voyage Houston
September 13, 2022
25 Organizations Win Career-Connected Learning Awards
September 13, 2022
Advocates Fight College Enrollment Crisis
Defender Network
September 12, 2022
Improving college success in high school
August 12, 2022
In the Face of Education Barriers, Teamwork
Revista de Fundacion MAPFRE
July 21, 2022
Minority support for higher education spreads to reduce disparities in the United States
July 20, 2022
CPE and KDE launch statewide partnership with OneGoal to increase college enrollment, completion
Kentucky Teacher
July 8, 2022
Survey: 1 in 4 High School Seniors Changed Post-Graduation Plans Due to COVID
The 74
May 18, 2022
Houston Business Journal Names Patty Williams-Downs Member of 40 Under 40 Class of 2022 Honorees
Houston Business Journal
May 18, 2022
New Study: Low-Income Chicago Students 40% More Likely to Earn Bachelor’s After College Prep Program
The 74
May 16, 2022
Houston Newsmakers: Exploring educational pathways that lead to success, financial security
KPRC News 2
May 10, 2022
College Signing Day: High school seniors share their experiences in audio diaries
The Kresge Foundation
May 4, 2022
Fall River high school students sing Early College program’s praises
Commonwealth Nonprofit Journal
April 25, 2022
Supporting the Future of Students
Learning Can't Wait Podcast
April 25, 2022
IL Program Aims to Boost College Enrollment for Low-Income Students
Public News Service
April 15, 2022
UChicago Study Finds Education Nonprofit Helped Boost College Enrollment, Grad Rates For Low-Income CPS Students
WTTW Chicago
April 12, 2022
Thousands of Students Missing Out on College Grants, Study Finds
The New York Times
February 4, 2022
People on the Move: Krismin Inocentes-Bell
San Francisco Business Times
December 16, 2021
OneGoal and the Illinois State Board of Education Establish Statewide Partnership
December 6, 2021
Programa para obtener un título universitario
Univision Nueva York
September 27, 2021
More Than a Quarter Million Fewer Students Applied for Financial Aid During Pandemic, Signaling COVID’s Effect on College Entry
The 74
July 19, 2021
A surge in pandemic Fs raises old concerns about credit recovery. Here’s how schools could make it better.
July 15, 2021
‘I don’t think you are ready’: Boys of color fell further behind at school amid COVID-19
USA Today
July 13, 2021
Three Chicago teens, one pandemic year: How COVID-19 widened education gaps for boys of color
Chalkbeat Chicago
July 1, 2021
Postsecondary education should be a right for all
May 6, 2021
Twin Engines for Propelling Social Impact
Stanford Social Innovation Review
April 22, 2021
Covid-19 Changed Education in America — Permanently
April 15, 2021
Women's History Month: OneGoal CEO Melissa Connelly Working To Give Students The Opportunity To Succeed
CBS Chicago
March 11, 2021
School Closures Have Failed America’s Children
The New York Times
February 24, 2021
Choose a Gift That Changes Lives
The New York Times
November 21, 2020
Leading in Turbulent Times: Reflections from Moneek Bhanot
Tipping Point
October 30, 2020
OneGoal Postsecondary Readiness Rubrics Are Must-See for Every District, School
October 22, 2020
NCAN Alumni Spotlight: Loreal Latimer, OneGoal
September 9, 2020
Teaching In A Pandemic: How Schools Need to Change
LinkedIn Pulse
July 15, 2020
College Dreams Collide with COVID-19
Teach for America
June 22, 2020
College Dreams for Atlanta Students Upended By Pandemic Uncertainty
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
June 4, 2020
Planning For Life After High School Is Harder During A Pandemic
May 21, 2020
Due to COVID-19, Thousands of Low-Income Students Are Deferring and Dropping College Plans
The Hill
May 17, 2020
Melissa Connelly Shares How to Support Students, And It's About to Get Iconoclastic
LinkedIn Pulse
May 17, 2020
OneGoal Metro Atlanta's COVID-19 Response
Achieve Atlanta
May 8, 2020
Q&A with a Student About What Life is Like in the COVID-19 Pandemic
Inside Higher Ed
May 4, 2020
What Could Save Low-Income College-Goers
April 17, 2020
For First-Generation Students, Getting To College is Hard As It Is. Now Add In Coronavirus.
April 8, 2020
From Financial Aid Appeals To Staying Close To Home: Tips For Students And Colleges On Admissions Decisions During The Coronavirus
April 2, 2020
NCAN Members Are #Here4Students (and Their Staff) in Response to COVID-19
March 30, 2020
Coronavirus Upheaval Puts Chicago Students’ College Journeys in Jeopardy
Chalkbeat Chicago
March 25, 2020
OneGoal's Pam Johnson Davis Says Chicago is Deeply Human
February 17, 2020
Can ‘Pay for Success’ Boost Post-Secondary Outcomes?
CommonWealth Magazine
January 4, 2020
Gates Foundation Awards $4.5 Million to Close Degree Attainment Gap
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
December 23, 2019
Gates Foundation Gives $4.5 Million to Chicago Nonprofit
Crain's Chicago
December 17, 2019
The Guidance Gap: How to Rethink School Counseling
Education Writers Association
December 6, 2019
Bringing Awareness to the "Forgotten Middle"
Access Houston
November 26, 2019
Looking for solutions to a Black exodus in Illinois higher education
Crain's Chicago
November 22, 2019
For CPS grads, reaching college and succeeding is an obstacle course
Crain's Chicago
October 25, 2019
Lina Fritz Gives Young People the Tools To Succeed Through Her Work at OneGoal
August 29, 2019
New Illinois law aims to increase high schoolers seeking federal aid for post-grad plans
August 7, 2019
Helping Atlanta’s high school grads get to college is a summertime duty
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
July 31, 2019
When It Comes to College Graduation and Finding a Job, Mentors Make a Difference
Education Post
June 12, 2019
New CEO of college access, success group OneGoal has walked in shoes of her students
Chicago Sun-Times
June 12, 2019
Here’s How Universities Are Dealing with Student Hunger on Campus
June 11, 2019
Diplomas span generations at New Bedford High School graduation
The Standard-Times
June 10, 2019
OneGoal - Houston is closing the degree divide
June 7, 2019
Chicago-based college access organization names new CEO
Crain's Chicago
April 25, 2019 Announces Major Education Cloud Updates, Invests $1.75 Million in College-Ready Nonprofit Organizations
April 16, 2019
AT&T donates $1 million to Houston nonprofits
Houston Chronicle
April 9, 2019
OPINION: “They said I only got in because I ‘checked the black box’ ”
Hechinger Report
April 4, 2019
Going to a Women’s HBCU Inspired Me to Fight for College Access for Everyone
Education Post
March 19, 2019
Amid the College Admissions Scandal, Here Are 8 Organizations Helping Disadvantaged Students
March 18, 2019
Illinois Universities Target Students Who Are Admitted But Don't Go
December 1, 2018
Former President Mills Appointed Chair of OneGoal – Massachusetts
Bowdoin College
November 26, 2018
Grants Roundup
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
October 17, 2018
We all need a network of champions
Crain's Chicago
October 17, 2018
I’m an Immigrant and a Student and My Voice Matters
Education Post
October 15, 2018
Gain Financial Freedom by Tackling Your Student Loan Debt
One Day Magazine
October 15, 2018
Pioneers in Education
Chicago Booth Magazine
October 8, 2018
Applying To College When Your Immigration Status Is In Limbo
The 21st
October 2, 2018
E3: Nikki Thompson – Building an outcomes-focused culture
Glassfrog Podcast
September 3, 2018
This surprising job role can land you a top spot in the C-suite
August 28, 2018
5 bold ideas for how Chicago can send more kids through college
Chalkbeat Chicago
August 16, 2018
Don’t just help students graduate. Prepare them for what’s next, says high school teacher
Chalkbeat New York
August 8, 2018
Meet Lia Izenberg, Founding Executive Director of OneGoal - Bay Area
Bay Area Women Magazine
August 3, 2018
Jeff Nelson Shares Leadership Strategies To Improve Your Company’s Culture
Authority Magazine
July 23, 2018
#HighFive Friday
Chalkbeat Chicago
June 22, 2018
It Does Take a Village
June 20, 2018
I’m a Cambodian Kid From Compton and Because of My Mom, I Graduated From College
Education Post
May 29, 2018
OneGoal Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary
May 12, 2018
Meet Town & Country's Top 50 Philanthropists of 2018
Town & Country
May 9, 2018
Episode 10: First-Generation College Students
Education Post
April 20, 2018
Durfee’s OneGoal program preps kids for college
The Herald News
March 27, 2018
DACA Status Can Impact School Enrollment Status
Teen Vogue
February 7, 2018
Sky's the Limit?
Great Schools Podcast
January 17, 2018
The Teacher Takes On Much More Than Teaching
The Washington Post
January 16, 2018
WVON: OneGoal, Making a Difference
January 11, 2018
This Youth Worker in DACA Fears for His Future As He Helps Students in Similar Situation
Youth Today
January 8, 2018
Strict rules, Snapchat, and eerie quiet: A first-generation college student adjusts to life on campus
November 21, 2017
Few people of color lead nonprofits, and bias is to blame, says report
The Bay State Banner
October 31, 2017
Illinois Lags Behind In Making College Affordable
The 21st
October 17, 2017
$2.15M dispersed for Harvey recovery efforts
Houston Chronicle
October 9, 2017
Like the students I’ve taught, I’m one of 800,000 DACA stories
Hechinger Report
October 2, 2017
‘OneGoal’ Program Helping At-Risk Students On Path To College
CBS Chicago
September 6, 2017
I Almost Gave Up on My Dream of a College Degree But Now I’m Back at School
Education Post
August 17, 2017
WVON: OneGoal & what it takes to earn a college degree
August 11, 2017
WCIU: OneGoal, Making College a Reality
August 11, 2017
Baker-Polito Administration Establishes Latino Advisory Commission
The Official Website of the Governor of Massachusetts
July 11, 2017
I Shared My Own Story So My LGBTQ+ Students Could Know There Is a World of Possibilities
Education Post
June 30, 2017
What can be done to help lower income students finish college?
WGN Radio
June 30, 2017
I’m a Confident, Straight-A College Student But I Wouldn’t Be Here If It Wasn’t for This Community
Education Post
May 26, 2017
All About OneGoal
The Leader News
May 25, 2017
Former White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett Is Honored
Chicago Defender
May 18, 2017
Valerie Jarrett to give the keynote address at OneGoal gala
Fox 32
May 15, 2017
Applying VC Art + Science to Nonprofit Work
December 19, 2016
Strong Correlation Continues Between Poverty, Graduation Rates
November 10, 2016
Uptake fellowships will bring data-science expertise to nonprofits
Chicago Tribune
November 10, 2016
Why lower-income students are drawn to for-profit schools
Chicago Tribune
October 11, 2016
New York City waives CUNY application fee for low-income students
September 26, 2016
Working to end student summer melt
ABC 7 Eyewitness News
July 6, 2016
Why Some Students Don't Show Up for the First Day of College 
Education Post
June 23, 2016
I Didn't Get to #ProofPointDay on My Own
May 26, 2016
How one program is using frank conversations to help students choose the best college
April 11, 2016
Former Fenger High School principal launches Chicago Beyond foundation with a $2 million challenge
Chicago Tribune
April 5, 2016
Help — there's this obstacle blocking my path to college
Crain's Chicago Business
March 23, 2016
40 Under 40: Jeff Nelson
Crain's Chicago Business
November 30, 2015
Solario Senior Thought He Was Cursed; Now He 'Enlightens' Others' Lives
November 5, 2015
Professional Pathways Program (Spanish)
Spanish Public Radio
September 25, 2015
A Day in the Life of Mark Haggarty, Director of New Site Development at OneGoal
Nonprofit Ready
August 6, 2015
César Bustos soñador que conoció a Michelle Obama
August 3, 2015
Doing it for the kids
July 31, 2015
Nikki Thompson on College Access, Completion, and the Value of Higher Education
June 18, 2015
Comcast Newsmakers: Marisa Wolf
June 11, 2015
Magic Johnson gives $1 million to OneGoal Chicago
May 7, 2015
#17 - One Goal: Reach Higher.
Education On Tap, a Teach For America Podcast
April 17, 2015
CIW You(th) Meet, Discuss Chicago Politics with Mayor Rahm Emanuel 
CIW Blog
March 12, 2015
Only 1 in 5 New York City Students Graduates from College. This Nonprofit Is Going to Change That
February 24, 2015
Easing barriers to college completion
February 24, 2015
Engage Monthly Special: The World of Nonprofits
Voice America
December 19, 2014
Dominican University student cited as example by President Obama
Oark Park
December 16, 2014
Gifts That Inspire
The New York Times
December 6, 2014
7 Traits to Help Your Child Succeed
WGN Morning News
July 8, 2014
Bringing a New Twist to the Old College Try
Chicago Tribune
November 10, 2013
For North Lawndale Teen, Graduation, College Scholarship Is a Story of Triumph  
Chicago Tribune
June 15, 2013
Paul Tough on How Children Succeed
The Hugh Hewitt Show
June 6, 2013
OneGoal Helping CPS Students Get to College 
WLS-TV Chicago
May 17, 2013
Enrichment Programs Fill Opportunity Gap for Students
PBS NewsHour
February 7, 2013
School Reform: New Research on How to Close the Achievement Gap 
The Economist 
January 19, 2013
Smart Cities: Houston's Low Tech Lift Off 
Education Week 
December 10, 2012
OneGoal Sets High Bar for Low-Income Students
Chicago Tonight - WTTW-TV  
December 6, 2012
'Soft Skills' Pushed as Part of College Readiness
Education Week 
November 14, 2012
Children of the Storm: Education and Social Mobility 
The Nation 
November 14, 2012
'How Children Succeed' - Q & A with Paul Tough
Washington Post
October 23, 2012
Cuddle Your Kid! 
The New York Times 
October 20, 2012
WGN-TV Midday News: Paul Tough and Jeff Nelson
October 18, 2012
CIW Talk: Education
Jeff Nelson presents at inaugural Chicago Ideas Week
October 15, 2012
CIW Talk: Social Entrepreneurship
Jeff Nelson presents at inaugural Chicago Ideas Week
October 10, 2012
Character: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself 
Forbes Magazine
September 17, 2012
Episode 474: Back To School
NPR's This American Life 
September 14, 2012
Character Matters in Education 
Chicago Tribune 
September 10, 2012
Reading, Math and Grit 
The New York Times 
September 7, 2012
Paul Tough Speaks at Harvard: How Children Succeed
The Boston Globe 
September 3, 2012
Why Kids Need to Fail to Succeed in School 
The Globe and Mail 
August 31, 2012
Sunday Book Review: 'How Children Succeed'
The New York Times 
August 26, 2012
Minding the College Gap
Fast Company
February 24, 2012
"We're looking for outcomes," says A Better Chicago 
Chicago Tribune 
December 4, 2011
Former Supreme Court justice now pushing education
Chicago Tribune
October 15, 2011
Social entrepreneurs hope to inspire others at Chicago Ideas Week kickoff 
Chicago Tribune
October 10, 2011
Raise the bar to college persistence, not just college-going
October 10, 2011
Students who 'want to have a future' take first steps
Chicago Tribune 
September 18, 2011
Technology entrepreneurs are bringing some new energy to Chicago's philanthropic scene—and targeting their giving toward education 
Crain's Chicago Business 
August 15, 2011
A Matter of Degrees 
One Day, Teach For America Alumni Magazine
April 1, 2011
Chicago Student Wins Scholarship To Go All The Way
National Public Radio
September 3, 2010
Nonprofit turns students into stars
Chicago Tribune
July 9, 2010