College and Career Transitions

The latest news about college and career transitions, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

J'Remi Barnes, a recent graduate of New Orleans' Sci Academy, walks to the bus stop in May.
—Swikar Patel/Education Week

A Ticket Out?

A recent graduate of New Orleans’ Sci Academy, J’Remi Barnes is among the post-Katrina wave of poor, African-American students who are going to college at higher rates than before the hurricane. (August 20, 2015)

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Blog: College Bound

07/31 10:24 am | After Five-Year Run, College Bound Blog Sunsets | Launched in 2010, College Bound blog publishes its last post today.

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What States and Nonprofits Are Doing to Encourage Early High School Graduation
To save money and encourage hard work, states and nonprofits are offering incentives for early high school graduation.

The Senior Slump: Strategies to Keep Students Motivated
In this online chat, our guests provided tips on how to keep students engaged. They range from college-level course offerings to independent study.

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August 25, 2015 - Education Week
Calling for a "new college compact," Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday will unveil a $350 billion plan aimed at making college more affordable and reducing the crushing burden of student debt.
August 10, 2015 - AP
Instead of heading to the beach, some counselors and youth groups are working hard to ensure that students who planned to go to college actually make it there.
August 4, 2015 - Education Week
August 4, 2015 - Education Week
East Side Community High School is among 48 New York schools where students complete projects to graduate—rather than take the state test.
July 17, 2015 - Education Week
It's not just about career fairs anymore; educators are increasingly looking to provide middle school students with deeper, ongoing exposure to potential careers.
July 15, 2015 - Education Week
Efforts to close the achievement gap ignore many advantages of privilege, writes former Massachusetts secretary of education Paul Reville.
July 7, 2015 - Education Week
A planned teacher education academy spearheaded by former Teachers College President Arthur E. Levine aims to experiment with some of the most high-profile—and controversial—ideas in higher education delivery.
June 16, 2015 - Education Week
Efforts to reauthorize the law could be complicated by some of the same issues holding up renewal of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
June 9, 2015 - Education Week
The state's home-grown replacement for the common core has earned support from a broad spectrum of K-12 and higher education leaders, state officials say.
June 2, 2015 - Education Week

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