Too many students are leaving high school with a diploma in hand but with no clear path forward. In fact, our new report shows that nearly half (47 percent) of American high school graduates complete neither a college- nor career-ready course of study. When Tre, a Louisiana high school graduate we interviewed, shared his dream […]
Author Archives: Sonja Brookins Santelises
Sonja Brookins Santelises is vice president of K-12 policy and practice at The Education Trust, where her work includes developing and implementing strategies to ensure that Ed Trust’s K-12 efforts effectively focus national attention on inequities in public education and the actions necessary to close gaps in both opportunity and achievement. She was previously chief academic officer for Baltimore City Public Schools.