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3 Ways to Help Students to Be the First in Their Families to Attend College

More than 1 in 5 low-income 2021 graduates said they changed their college or job plans to care for a family member infected with or at high risk for COVID-19, and about 14 percent of respondents said they “never” received support from their high school on questions related to financial aid.

January 6, 2022 | EdWeek
Report: Racial Equity Gaps in Dual Enrollment at CA Community Colleges

A new report from The Education Trust-West, an advocacy organization focused on educational equity in California, found dual enrollment programs in California’s community colleges often do not equitably serve Black, Latinx, and Native American students.

January 6, 2022 | Diverse Education
No Dead Ends: How Career and Technical Education Can Provide Today’s Youth With Pathways to College and Career Success

High-quality career and technical education (CTE) programs represent an effective way to provide young adults with an educational experience that prepares them for both college and career success. But not all CTE programs provide accessible pathways to a bounty of educational options without dead ends.

January 6, 2022 | Jobs for the Future
State seeks to speed credentials for 10,000 direly needed school mental health counselors

Confronted with a shortage of school mental health counselors, the state Department of Education is seeking to bring 10,000 more professionals to campuses at a time when federal public health officials are calling for action to address the nation’s growing youth mental health crisis.

January 5, 2022 | Los Angeles Times
5 Ways To Integrate Career Connection Into College Experience

College students who spend time on career prep as undergraduates — particularly building professional networks and social capital — report greater confidence in their workplace skills and clarity in their career plans, the research shows.

January 5, 2022 | Strada Education Network
Senior Capstones are Replacing Bubble Tests at Some High Schools

We must anchor the assessment system in students’ authentic experiences, born out of their communities, identities, and passions, writes Future Focused Education's Deborah Good.

January 5, 2022 | Future Focused Education
Why School Counselors of Color Matter More Than Ever

Experts emphasize how diversity within the school counseling profession is essential for supporting students at such a critical time and beyond. That’s diversity both in terms of the racial/ethnic demographics of counselors, and in terms of ensuring all counselors intentionally practice cultural sensitivity in their work.

January 5, 2022 | EdWeek
With all 50 states' ARP plans approved, Ed Dept to release remaining $41B

After a lengthy submission and approval process, all 50 states and the District of Columbia have now had their American Rescue Plan spending proposals approved, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

January 5, 2022 | K-12 Dive
Why we could soon lose even more Black Teachers

America has long had a teacher diversity problem, and the strains of the last two years are poised to make it worse, writes Sarah Carr.

January 5, 2022 | Hechinger Report