student success

COVID-19 Impacts Graduating Seniors' Postsecondary Choices. Here's How We Can Help.

Once a happy inflection point for many young people, high school graduation—and what comes next—is now chaotic. COVID-19 has dramatically raised the barriers to accessing and persisting in college,...

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college tuition

The Pandemic Shouldn’t Stop Us From Getting Our Kids to College

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, seniors in the Class of 2021 have faced many challenges: remote learning, balancing school work and jobs to support their families, and keeping up with the...

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remote learning

Why I Gave My Son Permission to Drop Out of High School

We see a child in a maple tree We’re watching him climb, You and I. You say, “Come down, You’ll hurt yourself!” I say, “Go up You’re touching the sky!” – “Seeing Things” by John Kander and Fred Ebb...

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educational equity

Here's Why Dumping the Discipline Question on the Common App Really Matters

This is a year unlike any other. I am sure you have heard this over and over again as, over the past seven months, our lives have been completely upended. From the way we work, travel, worship, and...

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Charter Schools

Samantha Bee's Latest on Education Shows She's Just Another Privileged Parent Who Doesn't Get It

Samantha Bee decided to go on the attack against school choice this week during her show, Full Frontal. Based on the first clip she played during her school choice rant, it was clear that Trump's...

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College Readiness

Dual-Enrollment Helped Me Prepare for My Future

My decision to participate in Minnesota’s Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program has been the most defining aspect of my high school experience. A full-time PSEO student at the University...

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