Secretary Duncan gets a lesson in nanotechnology from student Drakkari Lott. Wheeling High School partners with the business community and a local college to offer its students opportunities for real-world experience and certificates in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
The new Financial Aid Toolkit makes it easier for counselors, advisors and mentors to access financial aid information they need to support their students. Search or browse the online database of presentations, fact sheets, and more.
With the help of a $4.2 million federal School Improvement Grant (SIG), hard work and vision, Baltimore's Frederick Douglass High School cut its dropout rate in half and has seen test scores rise dramatically since 2011.
With the help of the White House Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative and a Promise Neighborhood grant, partners in the Northside neighborhood of Minneapolis have grown a network of “Connectors” like Bruce Murray who help link families with services spanning cradle to career.