After high school

Federal funding is allowing schools to get creative with how they offer direct help to young people.
Colorado wants to equip residents with college degrees. Over the last decade, the state didn’t make significant progress toward that goal.
For many low-income students, the summer before their first year of college is nerve wracking. Between endless paperwork and financial aid, some never go.
As fewer students in Indiana choose paths leading to higher education, Chalkbeat wants to hear about how you made your decision.
Indiana spends $3 million a year helping Hoosiers without degrees quickly earn certificates in high-wage fields.
New York City’s Class of 2022 returned to school full time after two disrupted years. Four graduating high school seniors told us about how they made it through.
College-going rates among high schoolers continue to fall — and not just because of the pandemic, the Indiana Commission for Higher Education said.
More than 400 high school students graduated Tuesday from IPS’ Arsenal Tech.
Colorado is a highly educated state, yet there are large gaps in degree attainment. Here’s a reading list on the efforts to improve college access.
The first-of-its-kind curriculum was meant to teach student students about urban planning and how to advocate for their neighborhoods.
District officials say high school internships allow students to get a head start on career exploration, years before they have to choose a major or job.
For the first time, employment rates and median wages after high school will start to factor into how Indiana gauges school performance. But the data isn’t complete.
A bill in the Colorado legislature would provide $91 million to expand and create programs like those at Colorado Mountain College to tailor degrees to jobs.
Fewer metro Detroit high school graduates are enrolling in college or training programs, a trend that could affect employers’ ability to fill jobs.
Colleges should embrace ‘a dramatically different system of learning.’
For the third year in a row, the Indiana legislature is considering a bill that would require students to fill out the federal financial aid application.
This year, Chalkbeat Indiana is expanding its coverage of higher education in partnership with Open Campus — and we need your help.
Indy Achieves gives “completion grants” to local college students at Ivy Tech’s Indianapolis campus and IUPUI so they can re-enroll in higher education.
The Hernandez brothers’ divergent paths highlight the challenges Hispanic men face in getting into college — and in getting through.
Crushing student loans don’t need to be a rite of passage.
If you really want to bridge the racial wealth gap, stop asking families of color to sacrifice so much to educate their children.
College student advocates hope legislation to grant in-state tuition to out-of-state Native American students with historical ties to Colorado has the momentum to get approved this year.
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