We propose examining this part of the charge by trying to focus our work on two related areas, student transitions and school structures. School structures recommendations focus primarily on the institutional changes that might need to occur. Student transitions recommendations focus mainly on ways to improve students’ success in transitioning from secondary to post-secondary education.
U.S. Senate Youth Applications Due Oct. 24
Minnesota 11th- or 12th-grade students who hold an elected office in student government or civic or community organization during the 2014-15 school year are eligible to apply for the U.S. Senate Youth Program. Established in 1962, the program offers a unique educational experience for outstanding high school students interested in pursuing careers in public service. Two selected student leaders from each state, District of Columbia and the Dept. of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington, March 7-14, 2015, experiencing their national government in action. Visit the U.S. Senate Youth Website.