Students in the health career pathway, which provides hands-on training, had higher graduation rates and were more likely to enroll in college.
With the March 2 deadline approaching, teachers, counselors and others can help tip the balance on whether a student makes it to college.
An independent group will be commissioned to study CSU's proposal to require a fourth year of high school math in freshman admissions.
Team of mentors and counselors from San Jose charter high keep in touch to ease transition to college for first-generation college students.
Focusing primarily on academic achievement and test scores not enough to prepare students for future challenges.
CSU has also pledged $10 million to train more math and science teachers, but skeptics question whether that investment will be sufficient.
Linking work experience and college preparation in high school helps students do better in college.
De Anza High School in West Contra Costa Unified in the East Bay has seen its graduation rate rise higher than the statewide average from 2014-15 to 2017-18.
More colleges open shops to provide students with free professional attire for work interviews, internships and new jobs.
Two near indicators – chronic absenteeism and college/career readiness – debut and reemphasize the need to boost attendance of younger students and better prepare high schoolers for post-graduation.
The State Board of Education has no answer to a basic question: Should the state measure readiness for 'college and careers' or 'college or careers'?
11th graders suffering test fatigue from too many tests and SAT better positions underserved students for college, proponents say.
California colleges are pursuing a bold effort to improve graduation and transfer. Could its ambition be a stumbling block to success?
Requiring graduates meet California State University requirements may deny diplomas to otherwise prepared students.
As the state Legislature and the governor allocate more spending on programs designed to improve student outcomes, access to good data is essential to monitoring the progress of those programs, the report said.