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Kimiya Munni joined the Southern Regional Education Board in 2019 as a research associate to the State Services team. In this role, she assists with researching education policies, monitoring and interpreting legislative actions and their effects, writing legislative reports, maintaining CRM database, and responding to stakeholder inquiries. Her experience includes working with Fulton County Schools and Innovations for Poverty Action. Kimiya holds a master of public policy from Georgia State University and a master of economics from the University of Dhaka.
This brief covers student digital literacy and bandwidth, two of SREB’s 10 Issues in Educational Technology. It presents definitions and state standards for digital literacy, then turns to the need to expand reliable, affordable bandwidth for educators and students. The report details 2019 legislative actions on broadband and spotlights Louisiana’s bandwidth plan, concluding with recommendations and resources for policymakers.
The below programs are available to the residents of Arkansas.
Arkansas RCP State Contact
Little Rock, AR 72201
This webinar defined minority serving institutions and
provided an overview of the various types of colleges that make
up this group. Participants learned how these institutions
contribute to student success and explored key policy issues
pertaining to minority serving institutions at the state and
To prepare students and parents to complete the FAFSA form, it is critical to understand the barriers, the support needed and the resources available to navigate the financial aid process. This webinar provided guidance on how to support students and parents in complicated family or financial circumstances, such as students in foster care or experiencing homelessness, or dependent students who don’t live with their legal parents.
January 21, 2020
2 to 3 pm Eastern
This webinar will discuss the unique learning environment of
historically black colleges and universities and the value
of these institutions to both students and to the field of
postsecondary education. Robert Nathanson of the American
Institutes for Research will provide an overview of research
on how predominantly white institutions and historically black
institutions impact their graduates’ economic mobility.
study compared the income of recent college graduates to
parents’ incomes and found that HBCUs do a better job of helping
low-income students progress into the middle class. Results
showed that nearly 70% of HBCU students attain at least
middle-class incomes, and most low-income HBCU students improve
their long-term economic position. Reasons for the findings, as
well as how all postsecondary institutions can work to improve
the economic mobility of their graduates, will be
Kelly Cross, an assistant professor of chemical engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno, was awarded one of six national Faculty Mentor of the Year awards at the 26th annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring in October in Atlanta, Georgia. The Institute is the nation’s largest annual gathering of underrepresented Ph.D. students and college faculty members of color.
NC SARA maintains updated state and institution membership applications. To ensure that the most current version is utilized when submitting an application, applications are available for download from the NC-SARA website at Apply and Renew.