Combining online courses with intensive coaching is helping low-income Boston students complete college degrees, writes Jon Marcus on Education Next.
Boston’s high-performing Match Charter High School started Match Beyond in 2013 to boost its students’ college graduation rate. Though all go to college, nearly half don’t complete a degree. Now it’s opened the program to others who’ve tried college but fallen short.
Match Beyond partners with Southern New Hampshire University’s College for America, which was designed to provide online, competency-based education to working adults. Usually,…
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