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Information sessions for early college high school at New Frontiers Charter School

Learn more about the Senator Frank Madla Early College High School program at New Frontiers Charter School at an information session: February 27, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. March 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. May 8, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. All meetings will … Continue reading

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Diplomás one-year meeting at Café College: progress towards Latino college completion goals

Last year, this earlier post discussed the launch of Diplomás, a project to raise college completion rates by Latinos, funded in part by a grant from the Lumina Foundation. One year later, the participants met at Café College to discuss goals and evaluate … Continue reading

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Great Hearts grad from Arizona earns top honors at Dartmouth. Aren’t you glad Great Hearts is coming to Texas?

They do things a little differently at Great Hearts Academies—for example, prom with a live band and ballroom dancing, as described in this earlier post—but it seems to work: Joel Malkin, a graduate of Veritas Preparatory Academy in Phoenix, Arizona, just graduated … Continue reading

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College Signing Day 2013 at IDEA Public Schools in the Rio Grande Valley

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“College for All Children” is the IDEA Public Schools motto. In May 2013, at College Signing Day, seniors from six IDEA high schools in the Rio Grande Valley signed letters and held up signs to announce their choice of college. “IDEA … Continue reading

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“College For All Children”: IDEA college signing day 2012

The IDEA Public Schools motto is “College For All Children.” They are not kidding. As part of their spring graduation festivities, every senior from all three high school campuses in the Rio Grande Valley announced which four-year college they are … Continue reading

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Remedial college classes not working to fix K-12 shortcomings

According to a Complete College America study, lots of community college students are taking remedial classes, but it’s not helping them graduate. The group’s research shows that just one in 10 remedial students graduate from community colleges within three years … Continue reading

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