Washington, DC Public Schools host Summer Acceleration Academies that are designed to serve a select group of students at each school (approximately 10 to 35 percent) who require more focused support that provide both social emotional development and academic acceleration ahead of next school year.
The College Cash Campaign, which will provide the resources necessary to support high schools working to prioritize FAFSA completion. The goal of the College Cash Campaign is to increase Michigan’s FAFSA completion rate to 75%. This site also links to the Affordability Tracker, which provides accessible data for schools to better understand their current FAFSA …
Ready to Create, Change, or Improve a District or School’s Postsecondary Practices? This site offers many resources and supports to get you started. It also reviews Key Approaches for Supporting Postsecondary Transitions including; Transforming Postsecondary Advising Using Data to Educate Students and Inform Services Increasing FAFSA Completion Reducing Summer Melt and Ensuring Matriculation
Stay Informed with the Latest Enrollment Information from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center’s Regular Updates on Higher Education Enrollment. Recognizing the urgency of COVID-19’s impact on students and institutions, the Research Center’s Stay Informed series tracks outstanding college enrollment trends in near real-time during the COVID-19 era. It delivers enrollment data dashboards each term, …
For concrete steps for leading a successful effort, download The Reference Manual on School Climate Improvements from The National Center on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments. Page 7 offers instructions on how to use the manual
For evidence based SEL supports appropriate for both district and school leaders, download this guide by the Center to Improve Social and Emotional Learning and School Safety at WestEd. It provides resources that are fully integrated into the educational experiences of students, families, staff and the community.
Many families have experienced significant income changes in the pandemic, and this tool helps families appeal financial aid packages.
Several resources from uAspire are available for districts, schools and families. How-to videos and free virtual help is available so all students have opportunities to complete FAFSA, including advice and support for undocumented students.
Publicly sharing data about completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will help schools and districts rally around a goal. Track FAFSA completion rates for your district or school with this dashboard from Forum Your Future and see year over year comparisons.
Consider investing in a college and career data base, such as Overgrad’s college and career site to help students and families see admissibility as well as graduation rates and financial fit based on their profile. Teachers can support students in younger grades to create a profile and build their student friendly list that shows important …