Nogales, a small border town in Southern Arizona, is on a mission to challenge any misconceptions about the town and its people. Its location on the border with Mexico means that many people have pre-conceived ideas about what a border town is, who lives there, the quality of its schools, and the students they are producing.
Princeton University student Nathan Suek and his team at a Governor’s STEM Scholars conference.
Northern Kentucky is an interesting place, a sprawling community on the banks of the Ohio River and only minutes from Cincinnati. Being so close to a big city, it would be easy to lose a sense of community and identity, but this isn’t the case here.
Career readiness is an area of increasing interest in states and communities and one that can ensure students make a meaningful transition to good paying jobs and careers. The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) has long recognized the importance of career readiness in our schools and recently launched a new Advanced Career (AC) curricula that helps prepare high school students to meet local and state economic needs by joining career pathway studies with college preparatory academic studies.