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College Readiness Gap Persists

admin | Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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 […] Read More

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Seeking School District Partners for i3 Grants

admin | Monday, May 16, 2016

Career & College Clubs is seeking Local Education Agency (LEA) partners to collaborate on an application for federal funding through the Investing in Innovation Fund (i3). Building on the documented impact of the existing Career & College Clubs model for middle grades, we are applying for a Development grant to expand the model through the […] Read More

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The Future of Career Technical Education

admin | Monday, May 16, 2016

Eight national organizations recently released a collective vision proposing a transformation of the education system, with Career Technical Education (CTE) as an essential strategy. Putting Learner Success First: A Shared Vision for the Future of CTE is a call to action for leaders, policymakers, employers and practitioners across the nation to commit to creating a […] Read More

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Boosting College Equity for Low Income Students

admin | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Increasing students’ knowledge of college choices, financial aid, and other aspects of the college-going process will result in greater equity in higher education attainment for low income students, according to a new report published by the Pell Institute and the University of Pennsylvania’s Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy. This is great news for students who […] Read More

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Forty-seven percent of American high school graduates do not complete either a college- or career-ready course of study, defined as the standard 15-course sequence required for entry at many public colleges, along with three or more credits in a broad career field such as health science or business, according to a new study by The […] Read More

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Study Examines Impact of High School CTE

admin | Monday, April 11, 2016

A new study released by the Fordham Institute examines whether or not Career and Technical Education (“CTE”) courses in high school have a positive impact for students. Among the findings of Career and Technical Education in High School: Does It Improve Student Outcomes? are – Students with greater exposure to CTE are more likely to […] Read More

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Recording of Feb 2016 Webinar Available to View

Joe Booth | Sunday, February 21, 2016

The latest webinar in our Middle Grades Webinar Series was recorded and is now available to view online. Middle Grade Engagement: Experiential Learning for REal Life College and Career Readiness Skills  can be viewed here.   Read More

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Recording of Jan 2016 Webinar Available to View

admin | Monday, January 25, 2016

The latest webinar in our Middle Grades Webinar Series was recorded and is now available to view online. Middle Grade Empowerment: Teachers as Coaches of Student-Driven Success can be viewed here.   Read More

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Recording of Dec 2015 Webinar Available to View

Joe Booth | Monday, December 21, 2015

The latest webinar in our Middle Grades Webinar Series was recorded and is now available to view online. Middle Grade Leadership: Cultivating a Schoolwide Success Culture through Peer-to-Peer Mentoring  can be viewed here.   Read More

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Recording of Nov 2015 Webinar Available to View

admin | Monday, November 23, 2015

The latest webinar in our Middle Grades Webinar Series was recorded and is now available to view online. Middle Grade Mindset: Elevating Social-Emotional Skills through Peer-to-Peer Learning  can be viewed here.   Read More