Overview of Summer Acceleration Academies

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. 

NCAN Resources: High Schools Can Change Students’ Postsecondary Pathways

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

Latest Enrollment Information: National Student Clearinghouse Research Center’s Regular Updates on Higher Education Enrollment

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, …

School Climate Improvements

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

U Aspire website

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.

FormYourFuture FAFSA Tracker

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.