High School Benchmarks: National College Progression Rates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 7, 2013

Contact:

Paula Newbaker, National Student Clearinghouse, 703-742-3262, newbaker@studentclearinghouse.org
James Minichello, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, 703-875-0723, jminichello@aasa.org

WHO:

National Student Clearinghouse Research Center and AASA, The School Superintendents Association

WHAT:

A roundtable, “High School Benchmarks: National College Progression Rates,” to discuss a new
report, High School Benchmarks, by the National Student Clearinghouse® Research Center™. This is the first national report to offer benchmarks for public high schools to compare their graduates’ college transition rates nationwide, including those of low income and minority students. Agenda available online.

Report Findings:

Doug Shapiro, Executive Research Director, National Student Clearinghouse Research Center

Panelists:

Kim Cook, Executive Director, National College Access Network (NCAN)
S. Dallas Dance, Superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools
Daniel Domenech, Executive Director, AASA, The School Superintendents Association
Deborah Santiago, COO and Director of Research, Excelencia in Education

WHEN:

8:30 to 10:15 am, ET, Tuesday, October 15 (RSVP required. Please present ID.)
Networking and continental breakfast from 8:30 to 9:00 am in the 9th floor café.

WHERE:

10th Floor, Pew Charitable Trusts, 901 E Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004

RSVP:

RSVP by 5 pm, ET, on Thursday, October 10, at https://hsbenchmarks.eventbrite.com/ to attend.