A recent Education Week article explored a pilot texting programthat keeps graduating and graduated seniors on track for matriculating in their chosen colleges in the fall after they’ve received their diplomas. Read how the work of Ben Castleman and Lindsay Page helped shape the approach.
A new nonprofit has the potential to profoundly improve educational outcomes including college completion for low-income students and it exists for one simple and powerful purpose: to teach K-12 children to think and write clearly.
We hosted a Google Hangout with two inspiring leaders in the movement to support first-generation college student success. In these clips, Yolanda Norman and Ben Castleman share their thoughts on helping students transitioning from college to the workforce.
SparkAction and Demo’s First to Finish College team spoke with several experts working with first gens to discuss what they felt was critical to ensure a student’s success—both before and after graduation
Transitioning from college to career brings difficult decisions for any young person, but especially for a first-generation student. Here’s a look at the tools first gens need to make a successful shift.