Straight from the Students: On Track for College and Careers
Students explain how their teachers are preparing them to succeed after high school.
Keeping Students on Track: How to Identify and Address ‘Summer Melt’
For most students, receiving a college acceptance letter symbolizes the beginning of an exciting and rewarding journey. They breathe a sigh of relief as they head into high school graduation, knowing that they have the whole summer ahead to spend time with their friends and prepare for the transition to…
3 Ways the Class of 2016 Inspires Me
By Irvin Scott Last month, I was honored to address the 340 students graduating in the Class of 2016 at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, a two-year technical college in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The college is named after a Pennsylvania congressman who passionately advocated for ending slavery during the Civil War…
Straight from the Students: Finding Supportive Communities in Public Charter Schools
Students discuss their community and learning experience at Two Rivers Public Charter School in Washington, DC.
Straight from the Students: What Makes a Great Teacher
Students share what they appreciate about their teachers.
YouthTruth: New Findings on College and Career Readiness
How prepared do students feel for college and careers? Student perceptions are linked to academic outcomes, which makes understanding student feedback vital for student success now and in the future. YouthTruth, a national nonprofit harnessing student perceptions to help educators accelerate improvements in their K-12 schools and classrooms, recently analyzed…