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Embrace the new “adversity score” in college admissions or ignore it? That’s a question that college officials in California and nationwide are debating now.
Students start thinking about what they want to be when they grow up early in life, and these ideas are typically related to a career they’ve been exposed to one way or another. That’s why there are so many 4-year-old future policemen and firefighters running around.
Homeless kids, chronic absenteeism, frustrated parents: L.A. Unified is back to school and trying to help
Nearly half a million Los Angeles children and teenagers streamed into more than 1,000 public campuses for a new school year Tuesday, many carrying burdens from the world outside through the schoolyard gates: homelessness, malnutrition and difficulties at home that can contribute to chronic absenteeism, discipline problems and low academic achievement.
SBCUSD's Linked Learning has over 50 career pathway academies available to students at its nine high schools, linking students to potential employers through San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools' Generation GO program.
Big Promises, Big Data: Is the SAT’s New ‘Environmental Context’ Score a Tool to Personalize College Admissions, or Another Impersonal Data Point?
It’s college-touring season at my house, and I am a goopy mess.
The University of Chicago made headlines last June when it announced it was going test-optional to encourage more first-generation and low-income students to apply.
Investors have been busy the past several weeks as many of the country’s largest companies released the most recent quarterly reports of their earnings and performance.
It's easy to remember the federal education proposals that fizzled out or failed to get off the starting line during the last two-plus years. But President Donald Trump did sign a reauthorization of the federal law for career and technical education into law last summer, more than two years after President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act.
In the most recent issue of Education Next, Mike McShane presents a strong take on the current state of integrated student supports—or wraparound services—in schools in his article “Supporting Students Outside the Classroom.”