College & Workforce Readiness
Education news, analysis, and opinion about preparing students for high school graduation and what happens after.
- 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.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.Learn how virtual career readiness is a game changer for schools and districts looking to make career preparation more equitable, reachin...College & Workforce Readiness Leader To Learn From An Untapped Path to Equity Runs Through Career-Technical EducationFormer EdWeek Leader to Learn From Susana Cordova, now with the Dallas district, highlights how CTE could be harnessed to create equity.College & Workforce Readiness Opinion I'm a First-Generation American. Here's What Helped Me Make It to CollegeA college junior shares three ways to help immigrant and first-generation students succeed in education.College & Workforce Readiness Even Before Pandemic, National Test Finds Most Seniors Unready for College Reading, MathLittle more than 1 in 3 American 12th graders read proficiently and fewer than 1 in 4 performed proficiently in math on the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress.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.Many schools have started the school year with a virtual or hybrid learning environment. How has this change in environment impacted the way educators are approaching work with students? In this interactive panel, hear fromCollege & Workforce Readiness Collection Where Are They Now? COVID-19 and the Class of 2020A worsening economy, a surging pandemic, and school disruptions create new hurdles on the road to college.College & Workforce Readiness COVID-19's Disproportionate Toll on Class of 2020 GraduatesThe pandemic hit college-bound members of the class of 2020 from low-income homes much harder than it did their better-off peers, our survey found.