Broadening Educational Horizons, Bridging Socio-Economic Gaps
How can Utah inspire K-12 students to look beyond a high school diploma?
When looking beyond high school, some Utah students face low expectations, a shortfall in post-secondary readiness, a lack of knowledge around post-secondary options and financial challenges. Our new report, Broadening Horizons: Clearing an Early Path to Post-Secondary Success, not only explores these challenges, but also seeks to reveal the network of supports that can help smooth the transition out of high school, broadening the educational horizons of Utah youth.
In this edition of Utah Thrives, the Utah Foundation podcast, President Peter Reichard is joined by Vice President and Research Director Shawn Teigen, the principal author Broadening Horizons. They discuss why broader horizons are so important, as well as the straightforward means at hand to address the challenge.