Wraparound supports refers to those services that help youth facing challenges become self-sufficient and thrive. These might include: education and workforce training, vocational rehabilitation, health and mental health services, food, housing, transportation, childcare, mentoring, and counseling. It is critical to coordinate these services and supports across systems, customizing them for each youth. Young people also need to be consistently supported by a caring, competent adult to help them navigate programs and services.
This study tour highlighted two schools that are providing students with deeper learning and career preparation.
Study Tour (Los Angeles, CA) Integrating Career Readiness into K-12 Schooling for Postsecondary Success
This study tour highlighted how schools are integrating more robust academic content, higher-order skills, and academic mindsets practices with career educatio…
Study Tour (Denver, CO) Exploring Innovative Schools and Policy Supports that Prepare College and Career Ready Students
This study tour highlighted effective teaching and learning practices that incorporate rigorous academics, and deeper learning experiences.
Study Tour (Hartford, CT) Cross-System Collaboration to Create Postsecondary Opportunities for All Students
This study tour for Congressional and Administration staff highlighted promising elements of pathways to postsecondary opportunities for all students.