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How Do We Know That Massachusetts Early Colleges Are Doing Well?: Using Data to Track Outcomes

The purpose of this brief is to provide school-level examples of how early college practitioners are collecting and using data to improve their practices. Examples three and four are school-level data from two early college…

June 24, 2022
News

Why the Early College Movement is Ready to Grow in Massachusetts

JFF’s research shows strong outcomes, opportunities, and lessons from the state’s early college programs

December 10, 2021
Report/Research

Early College High School Is Changing Students’ Lives and Futures in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Hundreds of students at Lawrence High School in Massachusetts are getting a head start on their college careers, thanks to an innovative model that helps students prepare for and earn college degrees while in high…

November 12, 2021
Report/Research

Building a Foundation for Early College in Grades 9 and 10

Encouraged by strong initial results from early college high school programs, Massachusetts aims to further expand them throughout the state. This report outlines strategies for reaching more students: expanding access to students in grades 9…

July 30, 2021

Three Big Lessons in Six Years: Launching and Sustaining Early College Pathways at Charlestown High School

Three Big Lessons in Six Years is both a reflection on the past and a look ahead to the future at Charlestown High School and other early college programs across the country. The purpose of…

July 14, 2021
Report/Research

Strategies to Support Young Men of Color in Early College High Schools

Early college high schools are powerful instruments for success for students, especially young men of color. This report outlines strategies to remove systemic barriers to their engagement and provides examples of successful and emerging practices…

April 13, 2021
Project

Massachusetts Early College

Massachusetts early college high school programs are laying the groundwork for young people across the state to successfully transition from high school to college and careers. In Partnership With An Education Powerhouse: Massachusetts Early College…

April 13, 2021
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