Boston is an academic and economic hub: a destination for students from around the world.
Yet Boston youth, who could be first in their families to graduate college, are too often not accessing these same opportunities.
Boston HERC is changing that. Passport students are on a journey to Destination. . . Greatness!
What We Do
Equip first-generation-to-college high school students with the resources, connections, and skills they need to get in and stick through college, and launch careers
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5 days ago
Fewer Boston high school graduates are enrolling in college, while completion rates stagnate - The Boston GlobeThe downward trend, beginning before the pandemic, is erasing one of the more impressive accomplishments for Boston Public Schools, which had relatively high college enrollment rates.
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Once underperforming, East Boston High School made gains through the pandemic. Can BPS replicate the success? - The Boston GlobeEast Boston High School has become a model for the district, managing to continue years of academic gains even through the pandemic.