Focus on FinEd: The Policy Convenings podcast

Financial Education's Role in Equitable Access to Post-Secondary Education

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This convening focuses on financial education's role in helping students navigate financial life after high school and increasing access for traditionally underrepresented populations. Dr. Billy Hensley provides introductory remarks and host Raven Newberry interviews Rachel Yanof, the policy convening’s moderator, to follow-up on the major takeaways and understand the reasons pursuing postsecondary education doesn't seem like a realistic option for so many.


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  • Overall takeaways from the policy convening, including what was shared and where the conversation is leading us
  • Factors contributing to inequitable postsecondary access
  • The array of options and pathways to education beyond high school
  • How students make choices about affording postsecondary education
  • Recommendations for policymakers to address these issues


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Focus on  FinEd: The  Policy  Convenings is produced  by the National Endowment for Financial Education, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is the independent, centralizing  voice providing leadership, research  and collaboration to advance financial education and financial well-being.  

The opinions and statements made on this Podcast are those of the Podcast participants and do not necessarily reflect the views of NEFE or constitute statements supported by NEFE.  

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