A recent poll, conducted by the Rennie Center for Education Research & Policy, revealed most New Englanders believe that students are graduating from high school unprepared for college or a career. But the poll also revealed the public recognizes a path forward.
Almost all New Englanders agree that high-quality, student-centered learning plays a critical role in preparing young people for success in life.
WBUR column about the poll
, Nellie Mae president and CEO Nick Donohue and Rennie Center Executive Director Chad d'Entremont highlight how student-centered programs are already improving schools and helping communities around New England. "As we move forward," they remind us, "it's essential to take the lessons learned from local efforts in student-centered learning and use them to build broader reform strategies that will equip
students for success."