The Power of a Dorm Experience for Underserved Students
If we want students to thrive outside of school, we need to offer them opportunities to learn the skills they need to do so.
What’s It Like to Graduate and Start College During a Pandemic?
As the school year ends, three Colorado students reflect on a year of extra hurdles, frequent quarantines, and navigating transitions in challenging circumstances.
Opening Doors for LGBTQ+ Students
LGBTQ+ mentors share how they’re paving the way for educational and career opportunities for queer youth.
For Students Like Me, the Arts Aren’t an 'Extra.’ They’re a Lifeline
Schools should aim to produce well-rounded students. They can’t do that if they don’t allocate resources and support for the arts.
What Happens When Philanthropists Begin to Practice Anti-Racism?
Money is starting to flow from people who believe that leaders with lived experiences of inequity are the most qualified to design solutions
College Dreams Collide with COVID-19
Millions of students had their college dreams interrupted by COVID-19. For aspiring first-generation college students, the disruptions are especially painful.
Teachers and Administrators, Encourage Students Like Me to Dream Big
Harvard-bound high school senior Aldo Medina reflects on his interactions with his school district’s leadership and expresses his hopes for the future of American public education.
Bridging the Success Gap After High School
Transitional programs help high school students earn credentials to enter good-paying jobs and pay for continuing education after graduation.
Congrats on Finishing College. What’s Next?
A student and a teacher started their high school careers together eight years ago. Now they’re on to another new beginning.