Los Angeles Unified School District Selects Naviance to Improve College Readiness, Access

With funding from the California College Readiness Block Grant, LAUSD supports students and families in making college and career goals a reality

Top Michigan School Districts Adopt Hobsons’ Naviance Technology

Comprehensive platform, support for first-generation college students, and more guidance for students with nontraditional postsecondary ambitions among reasons for districts’ choice of Naviance

Hobsons Names Kate Cassino CEO

Cassino, who joined the company last December as Chief Operating Officer with oversight of the company’s Naviance®, Intersect™, and Starfish® product lines, is now responsible for the success of the entire company.

Hobsons Builds Computers to Benefit Local Schools

Ed-Tech Staffers Donate 60 Computers to help K-12 Students in Washington, DC, and Cincinnati, OH, Learn to Code

Hobsons’ Predictive Analytics Integration: From the PAR Framework to Holistic Tools

VP for Research Ellen Wagner talks about how Hobsons' integration of predictive analytics, including the PAR Framework, has provided the education sector with tools to approach a myriad of issues more holistically — from college and career planning, to recruitment and student matching, to admissions, advising, and student success.

Connecting College Access, Admissions and Completion

As deadlines are nearing for applications to many selective colleges, here is a viewpoint on the admissions process from Stephen M. Smith and Morton Sherman.

Getting Over the Mountain

Location, location, location. We all know it matters when making investments in housing. But what about location’s effect on education? If a student lives in a more affluent neighborhood, he or she may receive a better-quality education. Disparities from one neighborhood to another can range from differences in course offerings, funding, and the number of highly skilled teachers. Neighborhoods with lower income residents can have a difficult time attracting highly skilled teachers.

California College Readiness Block Grants

California will increase the focus on college and career readiness at select high schools this fall. Beginning in October, the state’s Department of Education will release $200 million through its K–12 College Readiness Block Grant to prepare California disadvantaged high school students to meet admission requirements for California public universities. These grants aim to increase college attendance of underserved California high school students while providing administrators, counselors, and teachers with strategies for improving course completion rates, college readiness, and college-going rates.

Hobsons Launches New Education Podcast

“Upgraded by Hobsons” highlights expert strategies and real-life examples of college and career readiness, access, and success.


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