College & Workforce Readiness
Education news, analysis, and opinion about preparing students for high school graduation and what happens after.
- College & Workforce Readiness Video Resilience, Faith, and Support: How Twin Brothers Forged Diverging Paths to CollegeTwin brothers from rural Arkansas reflect on their path to college in the midst of the pandemic.College & Workforce Readiness Opinion Can College-Going Be Less Risky Without Being 'Free'?Rick Hess speaks with Peter Samuelson, president of Ardeo Education Solutions, about Ardeo's approach to make paying for college less risky.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.In this report brought to you by Xello, uncover how educators across the US evaluate their CCR efforts today and the implications the COV...College & Workforce Readiness Opinion What Will It Take to Get High School Students Back on Track?Three proven strategies can support high school graduation and postsecondary success—during and after the pandemic.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Download this toolkit to learn how your school or district can build community partnerships to provide students with access to real-world...College & Workforce Readiness What the Research Says College Enrollment Dip Hits Students of Color the HardestThe pandemic led to a precipitous decline in enrollment for two-year schools, while four-year colleges and universities held steady.College & Workforce Readiness Opinion There’s Insurance for Homes or Cars—Why Not College Degrees?Rick Hess talks with Wade Eyerly, the CEO of Degree Insurance, about the company's plan to make investing in a college degree less risky.College & Workforce Readiness Fewer Students in Class of 2020 Went Straight to CollegeFirst-year college enrollment dropped steeply last year, a study finds, and the declines were sharpest among poorer students.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Career readiness education and training are vital in supporting students, no matter which pathway they choose. Whatever path students take after high school, the end goal is to pursue a fulfilling and meaningful career. AsCollege & Workforce Readiness This Is Not a Good Time to Fall Off the College Track. Students Are Doing It AnywayFewer students in the Class of 2021 are applying for college financial aid, continuing a drop that started last year.College & Workforce Readiness Student Interest in Health-Care Careers Takes Off During PandemicThe coronavirus crisis is boosting a trend toward health-care and medical pathways. The challenge is getting students hands-on training.College & Workforce Readiness Thanks to COVID-19, High Schoolers' Job Prospects Are Bleak. Here's How Schools Can HelpThe economic fallout from COVID-19 is speeding up workforce changes and vulnerable students are at greater risk of falling behind.