College and career readiness

Very few Chicago students are graduating from high school with associate degrees. The district wants to change that.
The new law — a priority for GOP lawmakers at the start of the 2023 legislative session — creates Career Scholarship Accounts to pay for internships and apprenticeships with local employers for students in grades 10-12.
The new FAFSA college aid application is expected to be rolled out this year. It might penalize families with small businesses and farms
Both sides agreed to some gun limits, universal mental health screening in schools, and free college for students in in-demand fields.
Colorado students enrolled in college at lower rates. They’re also going out of state at higher rates.
Colorado Governor Jared Polis in April signed the bill enabling people to reduce prison sentences by earning a college education.
Financial aid letters are notoriously hard to understand.
Exposure to the humanities will make me a more open-minded and compassionate physician.
A state-appointed commission will present its recommendations this November — moving up the timeline by at least a few months. The role of New York’s Regents exams remains a big question.
Our school-based occupational therapy labs teach job skills that take the whole student into account.
A bill would incentivize universities to enroll more in-state students who benefit from a Colorado merit aid program, in exchange for enrolling more out-of-state students who pay higher tuition.
Legislation to auto-enroll eligible students in 21st Century Scholars would mean spending less time trying to enroll students and more time on their success, officials say.
NYC is beefing up career programs in education, technology, business, and health care. Officials are also offering hundreds of paid, three-year apprenticeships.
Colorado leaders want to offer two years of free college to students entering teaching, nursing, firefighting, and other professions struggling to find enough workers.
The state previously used the paper-version of the PSAT and SAT to test student math and English skills.
The move could boost enrollment at CUNY’s undergraduate schools and programs as college enrollment remains below pre-pandemic levels.
Los datos muestran que los graduados tienen menos probabilidades de reincidir. Eso también significa menos costos para la sociedad.
The campuses will get help in strategizing to improve completion rates for students of color and low-income students.
Pennsylvania’s Act 158 requires students to meet one of five “pathways” in order to get their diploma.
El costo no tiene por qué ser un obstáculo para obtener un diploma en ciencias o ingeniería. La Colorado School of Mines está haciendo más para ayudar a los estudiantes de pocos ingresos a alcanzar sus sueños.
Colorado’s new strategic plan wants higher education to pave the way for students to get good jobs that earn them better wages.
Colorado bills would fund more adult education to produce more educated workers and train more people for hard-to-fill jobs.
In 2020, the most recent data available, just 13.4% of the Colorado School of Mines’ 2020 freshman class had Pell Grants.
Colorado’s higher education leaders requested more money to help meet inflationary pressures and get students to graduation.
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