Seniors need a backup



“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.


 Thanks for reading.


 –Christopher Paslay