College & Workforce Readiness
Education news, analysis, and opinion about preparing students for high school graduation and what happens after.
- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.What skills do students need to succeed in the 21st century? Explore the latest strategies to best prepare students for college, career, and life.College & Workforce Readiness What the Research Says Dual-Enrollment Programs Are Expanding. But Do They Reach the Students Who Need Them Most?The programs may be failing to reach low-income and other underserved students.College & Workforce Readiness Teenager Balances Family Care, Work, and Credit Recovery on a Path to GraduationRemote learning didn't start Gerilyn Rodriguez's academic problems, but it accelerated them.College & Workforce Readiness What It Took to Get This Teenager Back on Track to GraduateNakaya Domina had been disengaging from school for years before she left Cimarron-Memorial High School in Las Vegas in 2019.College & Workforce Readiness Anxiety and Isolation Kept Him Out of School. How an Alternative Program HelpedAfter years of worsening anxiety that kept him from school, Blaine Franzel’s prospects for high school graduation are looking up.College & Workforce Readiness 'Graduation Counselors' Go Door-to Door to Find Missing StudentsOn tree-lined streets and trailer parks, workers knock on doors to offer students a second chance at graduation.College & Workforce Readiness Dropouts Now Face a Steeper Climb to Earn a Diploma Post-PandemicRecovery programs say they have seen more students, further behind, than in prior years.College & Workforce Readiness Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Career & Technical Education?Answer 7 questions about Career & Technical Education.College & Workforce Readiness Opinion How to Make College More Affordable? Try the Charter School ModelA new organization is exploring how to make space for new colleges to emerge that also challenge the status quo.College & Workforce Readiness In Their Own Words Stories of Tenacity: 3 First-Generation College-Bound Students Keep Their Dreams on TrackThe pandemic upended college plans for more than a million young people, but not these seniors.College & Workforce Readiness What the Research Says 5 Ways to Make Online Credit Recovery Work Better for Struggling StudentsSeven out of 10 districts use online programs for credit recovery.College & Workforce Readiness Opinion High School Graduation Is Down. There Are No Quick FixesOnline credit-recovery programs are popular, but many shortchange students, write Robert Balfanz and Karen Hawley Miles.College & Workforce Readiness Q&A Conquering School Anxiety and Saving Lives: A Courageous Pilot's Message for TeachersTammie Jo Shults put into action a lifetime of learning—in and out of school—when Southwest flight 1380 blew an engine at 32,000 feet.