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Education Needs to be about Skills

I read an interesting pair of articles in the Wall Street Journal last week. They touched upon the challenges young people face on their path from high school to career. Our work at Opportunity Education makes this topic particularly... Read More

10 Strategies for Developing Work Skills

Help students (or anyone!) develop work skills to be successful in their courses, future academic pursuits, careers, and life.... Read More

6 Work Skills for High School and Beyond

Learning work skills during high school can benefit students for the long term. Learn how Quest Forward schools support this important skill development.... Read More

The Ins and Outs of Grades in Quest Forward Academies

We have a unique approach to grades. Rather than focusing on a letter, we help students focus more on their learning, skills, and growth.... Read More

How the Pathways Program Empowers Students to Succeed

Learn how the Pathways Program uniquely prepares high school students for their individual futures — with career exploration, future planning, financial literacy, and much more — plus years of support after graduation.... Read More

To Improve High School, Collaborate with Students

By collaborating with Quest Forward students, we learned more about what they need to set and achieve goals, how to improve their school experiences, and how best to empower their success.... Read More

How can teachers assess engagement?

Learn about how teachers can assess student engagement in a low-stakes way to identify trends and encourage productive reflection with students.... Read More

Engagement Matters

Student engagement is more than class participation, it is the role students play in driving their own learning, and it is essential to student success.... Read More