Concrete Makeovers: Portsmouth CTE students design planters to beautify outdoor dining

It’s not every day that the problem you face is a literal barrier. Like, an actual concrete Jersey barrier. But that’s exactly the size...

PODCAST: A Firsthand Look at “First Gens”

https://open.spotify.com/episode/63gpNGX6pFx019ii5HHsLp?si=RLwgZ9v-Ri6z53W1_nxAqg&dl_branch=1 First-generation college students face specific challenges such as decoding the "hidden curriculum" of college life, but they also bring strong positive traits such as...

PODCAST: Ready, Set, Graduate

What do today’s graduates need in order to succeed and thrive? One school district is taking a hard look at itself to answer that...

The Next Stage: We caught up with eight students from one...

Part Two of a Two-Part Series The music room at Merrimack Valley High School looms large in the memory of students who found themselves there...

Follow your dreams (but please come back): Why young people leave...

Part One of a Two-Part Series “Pathways” has become a buzzword of late in the world of education. Increasingly, educators and policy makers are...

For Teacher Appreciation Week, some highlights from the past year

Over the past year, many teachers have taken the time to share their stories with us. In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, here are...

Paving new pathways

Changes and challenges lie ahead for college and career readiness Part Two of a Two-Part Series To guide students onto viable career pathways, an increasing number...

Choosing their own adventures

With more options than ever and new challenges ahead, students need clear, personalized guidance as they explore career pathways Part One of a Two-Part Series Veteran...

School: Whose bright idea was it, anyway? Check out our new...

Not so long ago, school was one of the most predictable aspects of life -- like dad jokes and those baby carrots that always...

PODCAST: Pandemic Reflections

In the latest episode of "School Talk," the Reaching Higher staff discuss our own families' experiences with a year of pandemic learning. https://open.spotify.com/episode/4hJFMSVNA07b9EWzEJgzGn?si=s8svQA8JRCmbH9QefhRYxQ TRANSCRIPT I’m Sarah...