What Can Stop Kids From Dropping Out?
An excellent article that illustrates the power of persistence
AffordableSchools.net Releases Its Ranking of High-Admission, High-Graduating, Private, Nonprofit Bachelor's-Granting American Colleges
Straight From High School to Career - New York Times
An interesting article on the value of technical training and skilled trades over the "college for all" campaign
Principal to become next Vandercook Lake Superintendent
Jackson companies join United Way matching fund program for Energizing Education campaign
Energizing Education is a product of the Cradle 2 Career program in Jackson County Schools which focuses on reading proficiency and family engagement for students in kindergarten through the third grade.
Another successful College Application Week
Jackson-area schools get extra advisers to help students with college plans.
Kids 2 College students spend summer preparing for the future
College & Career Access Center helps Jackson County students sign up for school during College Application Week
This year, more than 1,200 Jackson County high school seniors completed college applications during College Application Week, Nov. 3-7.
Jackson teen lands full ride scholarship to University of Michigan
Here is an inspiring story of triumph over adversity.
10 Things to Know About Jackson County's Cradle to Career Network
Two Baker College students honored with Fallen Officer Scholarships
Shuttered school reopening as Montessori-based kindergarten, child care center
Mastering soft skills is key for workplace success
Soft skills are being addressed by action teams in Jackson County's Cradle 2 Career Network, and this article highlights the importance of students developing these skills as a means of becoming prepared for college and career.
Jackson County superintendent in running for Hillsdale County ISD job
Also inclusive in this article: News from Columbia Central and other area schools.
Learn how Energizing Education is changing education in Jackson County
Learn about this creative approach to promoting literacy and helping kids reach grade-level milestones.
Scholarship honors Michigan utility worker, assists students interested in becoming line workers
Young Boy Looking for Reading Material Requests Junk Mail from his Mailman
A heartwarming story abouta man who inadvertantly provided a young boy with a fantastic educational experience
George Washington University is ditching SATs
An interesting article on the merit of standardized testing