Category Archives: College and Career Preparation

Reunion prompts diversity questions

My wife had her 20th high school reunion recently.  She attended a large public high school noted then, as now, for the diversity of its student body.  But attendees of the reunion itself were not nearly as diverse as the … Continue reading

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College graduation rates: falling, failing

A piece from a WSJ economics blog about a new report on college graduation rates: What’s the difference between attending Bennington College in Vermont versus Trinity College in Connecticut? They seem pretty similar: both are East Coast private schools, both are considered “highly competitive” and both cost about … Continue reading

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DPS Grads and College

A new study, with coverage in the Denver Post and EdNews Colorado (longer and more detail). The take away: A first-of-its-kind study tracking Denver Public Schools’ students six years after high school graduation shows just 56 percent enrolled even briefly in college and far fewer … Continue reading

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