The student response to CCC has been very positive so far. For example, students who are reluctant to answer questions are much more likely to answer their peer mentors’ questions and have good discussions. One of my 8th grade mentors said today, “I love being a mentor! It is the most fun, ever!” Students have been surprised when it is time to leave class. What, we’re done already?
Teacher, Zoneton Middle School
My students are thriving in high school with 3.5 to 4.0 GPA's. They are taking A.P. and honor classes. They are graduating from the police explorer program. Most importantly, they are taking ownership of their goals. I am very proud of them and I know [Career & College Clubs] is the source behind their individual success stories.
Sherry De Fontenelle
Counselor, Ellen Ochoa Learning Center
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Zonetone Middle School just started the Career & College Clubs program, and is already seeing improvement in their students. Part of the Bullitt County Public Schools in Kentucky, Zoneton adopted Career & College Clubs starting in the 2016-2017 academic year. Teresa Jaggers, practical living teacher and Career & College Clubs coach, told us – The […]
While 60 percent of Asian American students and 49 percent of white students showed strong readiness for college coursework, meeting three or more of the ACT benchmarks, just 23 percent of Hispanic students and only 11 percent of African American students earned that same level of achievement. — ACT News Release, 8/24/2016 ACT, Inc. released […]
From ACT, Inc. – First-generation students are falling further behind their peers in meeting key college readiness benchmarks, according to a new report released today by ACT and the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE). The report, The Condition of College & Career Readiness 2015: First-Generation Students, showed that for the past five years, the […]