Seasoned Executives to Lead Naviance Initiatives; Drive Marketing and Partnership Strategy
With funding from the California College Readiness Block Grant, LAUSD supports students and families in making college and career goals a reality
Comprehensive platform, support for first-generation college students, and more guidance for students with nontraditional postsecondary ambitions among reasons for districts’ choice of Naviance
District Adopts Naviance by Hobsons Software to Prepare Students for Life Beyond High School
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.
Ed-Tech Staffers Donate 60 Computers to help K-12 Students in Washington, DC, and Cincinnati, OH, Learn to Code
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.
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.
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 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.
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