Every spring, millions of high school seniors throughout the US graduate with the intention to attend college. But by fall, an astounding number of them end up not pursuing higher education. That is why EPAAF is determined to see our students to and through college. Find out how we support our incoming first-year college students in this article through our Anti-Summer Melt Campaign.
It is always exciting when new research validates how East Palo Alto Academy (EPAA) teachers support our students. A recent study by Stanford education researcher Sade Bonilla highlights the value of secondary school career training programs and partnerships with community colleges—exactly like the Engineering Technology certification pathway that EPAA is launching in the fall!