“For years, I’ve argued that high school seniors – especially in Philadelphia – should be required to pursue higher-education options. Doing so could be a component of senior projects that are already required.
The new requirement would be simple: Every single graduating senior must successfully apply to a community or four-year college, or to a trade or technical academy. In addition, each senior must complete an application for government financial aid or a scholarship of his or her choice.”
This is an excerpt from my commentary in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer, “Seniors need a backup”. Please click here to read the entire article. You can respond or provide feedback by clicking on the comment button below.
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