Entries by Celia Bratt

School in the Pandemic: Doubletime – Is Academic Life Easier or Harder for Schools Offering Dual-Enrollment?

School in the Pandemic: Doubletime: Is Academic Life Easier or Harder for Schools Offering Dual Enrollment? Written and Compiled By: Terry Born The 20 principals who participated in the conversation below represented schools across a broad range of urban, rural and suburban locations, class and cultural divides, and both public and charter supervision, yet the […]

Supporting Gateway to College Students During Campus Closures

March 2020 “As colleges work to keep students, staff, and communities safe, some are closing campus or moving courses online. Gateway to College students will need extra support during these transitions. As always, the most important way to support Gateway Students is to maintain their relationship with faculty and Gateway staff at the college…” To […]

Ed Trust–NY Findings on College Readiness Gap

New data tool shows college persistence and completion outcomes for many New York high school graduates NEW YORK – The Education Trust–New York today launched its To & Through interactive tool, allowing users for the first time to explore data that offer a window into how well New York State’s public high schools are preparing many […]

Early college: The little reform bundle that could

Ten years ago I called early college high schools the best philanthropic initiative in education that never scaled. But the idea keeps chugging along gaining steam with policy and practice innovations. It’s now big enough to call the demonstration project a resounding success and expansive enough to provide an attractive and accelerated education option to […]

Differential Dual Enrollment and Other Collegiate Experiences – Lessons from the STEM Early College Expansion Partnership

“The STEM Early College Expansion Partnership (SECEP) was developed to increase access to dual enrollment courses and other collegiate experiences to students in traditional high schools, based on the early/middle high school model. In alignment with the practices of middle and early colleges, SECEP schools commit to enabling at least 90 percent of their students […]