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Newark, News

Data-Driven Counseling for College Success

  • December 23, 2019

After observing college-ready instruction in classrooms across the country, Richard Whitmire highlights examples of what seems to work for ensuring students from low-income communities graduate from college. One of those remedies was found at North Star Academy called Target 3.0. It’s a data-driven counseling program that requires students with GPAs below 2.5 to attend special classes to boost their grades. Not only do the students see an increase in GPA within a semester of receiving the support, these students are also learning the organizational and personal skills needed to succeed in college.

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