Goals are a graduation requirement
At College Success Award-winning Cass City Junior and Senior High School, all students are walked through the process of planning their postsecondary paths.
High school secrets for success: pathways for all students
Offering vocational opportunities without stigma and encouraging all postsecondary tracks contributes to students' overall success.
High schools’ secrets for success: advanced academics
Rigorous academic offerings, both within school and through extracurricular programs, are a crucial strategy for high schools focused on helping students succeed in college.
High schools’ secrets for success: college counseling
Robust staffing of academic guidance counselors and college counselors has a big impact on student success.
High schools' secrets for success: identifying at-risk students
Reaching out to struggling students at all grade levels may be an important strategy for helping all kids succeed.
High schools' secrets for success: high expectations for all students
Conveying a belief in students' ability to achieve underlies many of the best practices high schools use to help students get to college and succeed once they get there.
High school secrets to success: a closely connected middle school
When middle and high schools work together, it can have a big impact on student success, including higher graduation rates and higher GPAs.
Newbury High School: Tiny but mighty
At College Success Award-winning Newbury Junior and Senior High School in Newbury, Ohio, a close-knit community, opportunities for enrichment, and individualized support drive student success.
Should your teen take the PSAT — and if so, when?
Taking the PSAT can help your teen start mapping their path to college and even lead to scholarships. But should your 8th, 9th, 10th, or 11th grader take this "extra" test?