Dropout Prevention

Lawmakers should invest in what is working: Measure 98.

June 4, 2018 by

Since Measure 98 passed we have seen schools all over the state expand CTE programs, increase college exposure for high school students and implement powerful, research-based dropout prevention programs.


School’s Almost Out for Summer – but not for educators committed to Freshman Success

May 15, 2018 by

Educators in Portland know how tough it can be to keep students engaged when the weather in this city begins to turn warm. But as the school year winds down and the tantalizing promise of summer edges ever closer, educators from six metro-area districts, including all of the comprehensive high schools in Portland, attended an […]


A focus on Freshmen at the Network for College Success

February 15, 2018 by

From Scott Perry, Director of the Center for High School Success:Last month, hundreds of educators from across the country braved the cold of a Chicago winter to attend one of the nation’s preeminent symposiums on raising high school graduation rates. The University of Chicago’s Network for College Success (NCS) – which helped local educators raise […]