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Gates Foundation Announces Four Priority Policy Areas On College Completion, With Data System To Come

After spending roughly half a billion dollars on the college completion agenda during the last seven years, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is ready to be more assertive about what it thinks should happen in four key areas of higher education policy.

The foundation lays out what an official there calls its “strategy reboot” in a newly released document. It describes a focus on data and information, finance and financial aid, college readiness, and innovation and scale.