Meandering Toward Graduation: Transcript Outcomes of High School Graduates (Education Trust)

Meandering Toward Graduation: Transcript Outcomes of High School Graduates (Education Trust)

Earlier this month, the Education Trust published a new report, Meandering Toward Graduation: Transcript Outcomes of High School Graduates (available at https://edtrust.org/resource/meandering-toward-graduation/ or below). Wow, I love that descriptive verb meandering! But it certainly causes me to pause and seriously consider the implications of meandering in the lives and futures of our students. What interested…

Who Knew? National Community College Month

As we move along down the road of life, some things stay with us and others don’t. I am ashamed to admit that National Community College Month is one of those that didn’t stay with me. Some celebrations stick, like Grandparents Day, Leif Erickson Day (formerly Columbus Day), National Peanut Week, St. Olaf’s Day (formerly…

Look Out Disney, Here We Come!

The EPIC Bridge the Divide team is off to the 35th annual First-Year Experience and Students in Transition Conference in the City That the Mouse Built (Orlando) from Feb 21–23. Once an educator, always an educator, so I ask you to please indulge me as I provide a short history lecture: The FYE National Resource…

Daryl Peterson

The Community College Challenge

The Takeaway Series With John Hockenberry, October 19-21-23, 2015 The Takeaway is a co-production of WNYC Radio and Public Radio International, in collaboration with The New York Times and WGBH Boston. What a pleasant surprise to find The Takeaway starting a series focusing on community colleges last week! For years I’ve been a rabid fan…