College and Career Transitions

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Betty Torres, a high school senior from Mission, Texas, talks with fellow student Rob Schaefer, from St. Louis, on the University of Notre Dame campus. Both are in a summer program that acquaints academically promising high schoolers with college life.
—Alyssa Schukar for Education Week

Summer Programs Help First-Gen. College-Goers Brave the Leap

Colleges are working harder to provide summer experiences for top high school students who may be the first in their families to attend college. (July 19, 2016)

Blog: College Bound

07/31 10:24 am | After Five-Year Run, College Bound Blog Sunsets | If you are looking for our latest coverage of this topic, please follow the High School & Beyond blog, which looks at the forces that shape adolescents' pathways to ...

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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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Cases before the U.S. Supreme Court this term may reach into teachers' paychecks, union treasuries, and college admissions offices.
September 30, 2015 – Education Week
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The education secretary hit the road a multistate, back-to-school trek, joined at one point by President Barack Obama.
September 23, 2015 – Education Week
Average scores either dipped or stayed the same for this year’s crop of high school graduates, according to college-testing officials.
September 9, 2015 – Education Week
Dueling bills passed in both chambers to overhaul the federal education law face lawmakers fresh off a five-week summer sabbatical.
September 9, 2015 – Education Week
By building on its Navajo students' culture, the STAR School is giving some graduates the confidence to seek a college education far from home.
September 9, 2015 – Education Week
Concerns that too many qualified students are missing out on financial assistance have prompted calls to make the FAFSA process easier and more accessible.
September 9, 2015 – Education Week
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August 5, 2015 – Education Week
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 5, 2015 – Education Week

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