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The high school-college hybrid that jumpstarts careers

Ten years on, a network of early college high schools offers industry training, two degrees and a pathway to the middle class. Despite early stumbles, it is thriving.

June 16, 2021 | Hechinger Report
The pandemic is wreaking havoc on the path to and from college

To ensure that more students, especially first-generation college students, graduate, high schools, colleges, universities and college-access organizations must create and provide a host of supports. College affordability is an important factor, but not the only one, writes Lina Bankert.

June 9, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Why rural students like me are ‘meant to be here’ in college

Challenges for rural students begin in high school and create a higher education gap we must address.

May 21, 2021 | Hechinger Report
OPINION: We should not leave Black students out of any debate to reinvent schools

My former students want a voice in what happens with post-pandemic education and beyond, writes educator Hoang Pham.

May 13, 2021 | Hechinger Report
California’s COVID-19 recovery plan seeks to improve higher education equity

A task force recommends changes to help Californians of all backgrounds get degrees and move into better jobs.

May 7, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Why every high school student needs a work-based experience

The pandemic recovery should include earlier career and workforce opportunities.

May 6, 2021 | Hechinger Report
We need more teachers of color. Getting there requires ambitious equitable solutions

Here’s how one teacher residency program is grappling with the problem

April 28, 2021 | Hechinger Report
Higher education is the key to the new infrastructure system we need

Biden’s American Jobs Plan redresses wrongs and makes smart investments in the science and knowledge we need to move the nation forward.

April 27, 2021 | Hechinger Report
One teacher’s advice to help students not just survive, but thrive in remote learning

At a school on an American Indian reservation in Arizona, a buddy system, asset-based teaching and focusing on the little things make a difference.

April 22, 2021 | Hechinger Report