College and Career

Information and analysis for families about supporting students in their lives after high school: college, career and beyond

While many used Women's Equality Day this week to highlight challenges women face in the workforce, there is one important arena where women appear to hold a significant competitive advantage: jobs that require a combination of high cognitive skills...
"Throughout the major U.S. tech hubs, whether Silicon Valley or Seattle, Boston or Austin, Tex., software companies are discovering that liberal arts thinking makes them stronger.  Engineers may still command the biggest salaries, but at disruptive juggernauts such as...
"High schools across the country are taking what might seem like a counter-intuitive approach to educating some of their most at-risk students. They’re enrolling them in college before they even graduate from high school. A new report from the Rennie Center...
The movement to refuse to take some types of standardized tests has been the subject of much debate this school year. Issaquah parent Betsy Cohen is a long-time education advocate in her community. In this blog post, she shares...

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