Meandering Toward Graduation: Transcript Outcomes of High School Graduates

What happens to students’ post-secondary dreams when schools aren’t equipping them with the foundational knowledge and skills needed for college and career success?  Meandering Toward Graduation, a report from EdTrust explores that issue, highlighting the gulf between the growing expectation that all students be “college and career ready” and the realities of high school curriculum that are poorly preparing students to achieve their postsecondary goals. The report also outlines a series of school-based levers that leaders can use to affect positive change in their districts and better prepare students for success in any postsecondary endeavor.