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NEW REPORT – Progress and Problems with PSEO

The Progress and Problems with PSEO 2016 report replicates and expands “Families Need to Know about PSEO”, a Center for School Change report published in September, 2015. Both reports examine how a stratified random sample of 87 Minnesota school districts and charter schools, one per county, are complying with Post Secondary Enrollment requirements adopted in 2014 by(…)

Two Years College Free?!

Huge, historic gift for low-, middle-income high school seniors By Joe Nathan on December 16, 2015 at 5:08 pm This year’s Minnesota Legislature and the state’s taxpayers are giving a huge, historic gift to Minnesota students who graduate from high school in spring 2016. They have offered to pay full tuition and general fees for(…)

Malik Bush and John Miller to Lead Center for School Change

Malik Bush and John Miller are CSC’s new co-directors. Bush understands intimately the obstacles faced by people of color—and particularly black males—in pursuing college degrees. Bush spent several years directing computing programs and taught  at Dunwoody Institute, seven years in various roles at TIES, and several years developing a computer services business in Chicago. He(…)

Important Dual Credit Info for Families

Here is a newly revised comparison chart of dual credit programs available to Minnesota students.  Click on the link below to download the document. The chart compares important information on 5 of the most common dual credit programs available: Advanced Placement (AP), Concurrent Enrollment (ex: College In the Schools/CIS), International Baccalaureate, Post Secondary Enrollment Options(…)

Report on PSEO in MN

  CSC has just released this new report on the status of the Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program in Minnesota. The report details the findings of a statewide study of Minnesota public high schools. Among other findings, this report shows that the vast majority of high schools in Minnesota are not providing “up-to-date” information on(…)