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June 15, 2016

Charter Schools After 25 Years: Inside Two Contrasting Schools (Video)

Twenty-five years ago this month, Minnesota passed the country's first charter school law. Since then, the charter sector has expanded exponentially and evolved significantly.

May 03, 2016

The Keys to Post-College Success: Video Interview With Author Jeffrey Selingo

Can a few key decisions determine how successful students become after college? On a PBS NewsHour segment, author Jeffrey Selingo shared how students can best prepare themselves for the working world.

April 13, 2016

Community Colleges Seek to Improve Grad Rates by Supporting Students (Video)

In New York City, only 17 percent of community college students graduate within three years. Can a student support program increase these numbers?

April 04, 2016

Foster Youth and College: How One Student Defied the Odds (Video)

Only about half of all youth in foster care in the U.S. graduate from high school, and just one in 10 enroll in college. But James Turner is defying those odds.

March 31, 2016

Is the New SAT Better? Is It Worth Taking? (Video)

The PBS NewsHour recently reported on the changing status of the SAT. Despite its recent redesign, there is growing skepticism of the test's value as a predictor of college success.

February 04, 2016

Can Vocational High Schools Be a Viable Alternative to College? (Video)

A Massachusetts high school offers students hands-on career training that prepares them for well-paying jobs upon graduation.




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