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Education Design Nonprofit Announces $1.9 Million Grant From Ascendium Education Group

July 27, 2020 / Education Design Lab

Education Design Lab, a national nonprofit and leader in the design, implementation, and scaling of new learning models for higher education and the future of work, today announced a $1.9 million grant from Ascendium Education Group to pilot new solutions and build the capacity of rural community colleges to respond to regional labor markets and the students they serve. The initiative—called Building Rural Innovation, Designing Educational Strategies or BRIDGES—will select five community college partners in fall 2020 who will work with Education Design Lab over the next three years to design and implement new pathways to postsecondary attainment and economic opportunity in rural communities.