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ACT Webinar Focuses on Career & College Clubs

admin | Thursday, March 22, 2018

ACT, Inc., the organization that administers the ACT test, recently hosted a webinar focused on Career & College Clubs. Evening the Odds for College-Bound Students: Applying a Holistic Approach to Career and College Readiness Curricula  explored the research basis for the new, expanded Career & College Clubs curriculum, and provided first-person insights from a current user […] Read More

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Career & College Clubs Alumni Speak Out

admin | Thursday, February 22, 2018

Students who participated in Career & College Clubs at Ellen Ochoa Learning Center (LAUSD) in middle school talk about the experience and the impact the program has had on their lives.   Read More

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2018-2019 FAFSA Deadlines

admin | Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Some states have their own financial aid deadlines for the FAFSA, state grants, etc.. The Department of Education has compiled a list of deadlines by state where available. For more information about your state’s deadlines, click here: Deadlines     Read More

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A question for all superintendents, principals, counselors, teachers, and education service providers – Are your grade 7 through 12 students on track to graduate career and college ready? If the answer is no (or you’re not sure), watch one of our recent webinars and learn more about Career & College Clubs, a program designed to […] Read More

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National Advisory Committee Formed

admin | Monday, May 22, 2017

Career & College Clubs has formed a National Advisory Committee to help guide the program’s evolution to a 7th – 12th grade college and career readiness program. The Committee will advise staff during the curriculum expansion process, ensuring the final curriculum is effective at preparing students for success in high school, college, and career; and […] Read More

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Educators Oppose Cuts to Student Aid

admin | Monday, April 10, 2017

More than 550 organizations representing  students, educators, advocates, consumers, institutions, and employers recently sent a letter to members of Congress asking them to oppose any attempt to cut or reallocate funds away from federal student aid programs. The National Council for Community and Education Partnerships (NCCEP), the organization that offers Career & College Clubs, signed the […] Read More

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Are you struggling to ensure your middle grade students are on track for college and career? Join this webinar to learn more about Career & College Clubs, a national initiative proven to increase the odds of college enrollment by 85%. Choose the session that is most convenient for you – Tuesday, April 4 1:30 PM […] Read More

In our February 23, 2017 newsletter, Career & College Clubs asked educators what consumes most of their time when planning for the next school. Here are the results:   Not surprisingly, the academic calendar and class scheduling seem to be time-consuming. Planning for next year is critically important, and including college and career readiness in […] Read More

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Funding Opportunity: The Brown Foundation

admin | Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The following funding opportunity may be helpful for educators seeking outside funding to support adoption of Career & College Clubs. Contact us at [email protected] or 310-242-8860 if you plan to apply for funding, we can provide language to assist with your application. The purpose of The Brown Foundation, Inc. is to distribute funds for public […] Read More

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Originally posted on educatedrooster.com. We encourage you to share these tips with your colleagues and students. Forget-Me-Not : Improving Cognitive Functions Are you experiencing forgetfulness? Have you experienced talking to an acquaintance and throughout the conversation you were trying to recall the person’s name? And to make matters worse, you cannot remember what the conversation […] Read More