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The college push
May 14, 2019
To get more students to and through college, Chicago is pushing this approach
Alan Quintana’s last year of high school at Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy looked a lot more like the second year of college.
April 17, 2019
What Michigan is — and isn’t — doing to boost college attainment this year
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is laying out her priorities for improving college attainment in Michigan.
February 21, 2019
Rise & Shine: Will Michigan lift its cap on dual enrollment?
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February 20, 2019
How an effort to prepare Michigan high schoolers for college slipped through the cracks
Michiganders are less educated on average than their counterparts in other states. Why didn't legislators take this small step to improve the situation?
February 15, 2019
Rise & Shine: Why Michigan blocks high school students from earning more college credits
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February 14, 2019
Michigan is struggling to put kids through college. So why is a promising solution stuck in first gear?
Why is a program known to prepare students for college stalled in Michigan?
February 11, 2019
Detroit students to get more chances to earn college credit at no cost
The Detroit district is striving to offer more college dual enrollment courses for high school students.
January 16, 2019
Testing, vouchers, and pre-K: Tennessee legislature’s new ed leader weighs in
A Q&A with Rep. Mark White, the new chairman of Tennessee's powerful House Education Committee
October 9, 2018
‘Doors open because of this’: How one Newark high school is closing the college degree gap
Newark's East Side High School allows students to earn two-year college degrees by graduation, saving some students thousands of dollars in tuition.
beyond high school
May 22, 2018
Report: Memphis students from poor families less likely to have access to advanced coursework
Of the 14 high schools that offer more than 40 advanced classes, all but one have a lower percentage of students from poor families than the district.
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