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Expanding College and Career Readiness: Introducing the CCLR Framework Webinar

Join Carol Lopez, Ed.S, Supervisor of College and Career Readiness at Broward County Public Schools and Dr. Kim Oppelt, Director of Research at Hobsons to learn how the new CCLR Framework provides a foundational blueprint for district-wide readiness.

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6 Steps to Align and Focus Your Student Success Goals

Institutions need to track their student support services, and key student success metrics, but first they need a strategic plan.

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Shifting Student Behavior: Interventions & Other Strategies to Help Colleges & Their Students

College is about choices -- good choices and poor choices, informed choices and not-so-informed choices -- that students make every day and every semester.

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New Report: Budgeting for College, Career and Life Readiness

Schools and districts need to prepare students for their future while also balancing their bottom line. The College, Career & Life Readiness Budget Trends 2018 survey brief dug deeper into the ways K-12 institutions are funding college, career and life readiness initiatives as well as the metrics they are relying upon to measure effectiveness.

Naviance Class Share Analysis (NCSA): Unlock Your Funnel

Recruiting college students is complicated, unique, data-driven and a little magical. I’m not going to claim it’s one-size-fits-all or that anyone can predict what high school students are going to end up deciding by May 1. But I am going to tell you why you need to deepen the analysis of your student data for ROI purposes and then tell you how Intersect can do that for you; for free.

Starfish Shares a Vision with Complete College America

Connecting students with potential career and degree paths has been a guiding principle for Starfish and our clients for several years, long before the CCA codified the Purpose First Project.

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Everett Public Schools: Focusing on SEL to Increase Graduation Rates by Over 64%

Everett Public Schools near Seattle, WA found themselves facing a graduation crisis, in which only 58% of students were graduating from high school on time. After shifting focus to include social emotional learning, the district increased their on-time graduation rate from 58% to 95%, representing a 64% increase.

Florida Atlantic University: Increasing Revenue Through Increased Persistence and Retention

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is a public research university in Boca Raton, Florida, with five satellite campuses in nearby cities. Ten distinguished colleges make up the university, which offers more than 170 degree programs. Since undertaking an effort to raise its academic and research standards, FAU’s enrollment has grown to more than 30,000 students.

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Lake-Sumter State College: Increasing the Bottom Line with Starfish Solutions

Lake-Sumter State College (LSSC) was established in 1962 for students in Florida’s Lake and Sumter Counties. It has since grown into a three-campus institution serving over 7,500 students in over 30 degree, certificate and diploma programs.

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Gartner Report: 2018 CIO Agenda - Higher Education Industry Insights

Higher education CIOs recognize that key organizational priorities are enrollment and student success, but fail to show innovation with regard to the top tech to differentiate and win.

Toolkit: Increasing Student Success in Community Colleges

Garner best practices, tips and insights on how to increase student success at the community college level from institutions similar to your own.

College, Career & Life Readiness Budget Trends Survey Brief

The CCLR Budget Trends 2018 report provides an analysis of CCLR funding sources and category spending at nearly 300 schools and districts. K-12 administrators can use the report to identify funding sources, compare current spending distributions, and make adjustments as needed.

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Nevada System of Higher Education Selects Starfish By Hobsons as Student Success Platform

ARLINGTON, VA - January 15, 2019 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, today announced that the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) has chosen to expand their partnership with Hobson’s Starfish Enterprise Success Platform in order to provide the solution to all four community colleges in the system.

Murray State University Selects Starfish By Hobsons as Student Success Platform

ARLINGTON, VA, December 18, 2018 - Hobsons, the education technology leader and company behind Starfish, today announced that Murray State University has chosen to implement Hobson’s Starfish Enterprise Success Platform in order to increase retention by providing students and faculty with easy-to-use and robust resources.

Report Finds Need to Expand College and Career Readiness

Arlington, VA, December 17, 2018 – Research indicates that the current approach to college and career readiness is too narrow. These findings drove Hobsons, the education technology leader and provider of Naviance, to develop an entirely new framework for college, career and life readiness and issue the report Expanding the Definition of College and Career Readiness to advance changes in the field.

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Sullivan, Kingsport Officials Pleased with ACT Scores

"Tennessee ACT scores and participation rates are up, with many area school systems comparing favorably to the Class of 2018 statewide ACT average of 20.2 as systems work toward the goal of 21 by 2020."

Data Analytics and Student Advising: Creating a Culture Shift on Campus

Campus Technology asks Kalpana (Kal) Srinivas, the university's director for retention, in Academic Affairs, how Syracuse streamlined the process of advising across all schools and colleges, and why understanding campus culture was central to her team's change management strategy.

Vaughn College Faculty and Staff Enthusiastically Adopt Starfish

After one semester of integration of the Starfish retention module at Vaughn College, faculty and staff have expressed an appreciation for the tool in great numbers. The integrated technology platform helps students to succeed by facilitating engagement with an informed, connected campus community.

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Hobsons: We Are Student Champions

Hobsons help students througout every step in their education journey - from K-12 to higher education and beyond. Discover how each Hobsons product - Naivance, Intersect and Stafish - fit into the student journey.

MSD Wayne: The 2018 Education Advances Award Winner

The Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township was recognized by Hobsons as the 2018 Education Advances Award Winner in the K-12 College and Career Readiness category. Learn how MSD Wayne utilizes Naviance by Hobsons to prepare their students to achieve one of the three E’s: Enroll, Enlist, or Employ.

Bard College: The 2018 Education Advances Award Winner

Bard College was recognized by Hobsons as the 2018 Education Advances Award Winner in the Match & Fit / Admissions category. Learn how Bard College utilizes Intersect by Hobsons to increase institutional awareness and connect with best-fit students.