How ON turns struggling students into college success stories

April 12, 2016

Ontario is among the best provinces in Canada for college attainment levels, writes Liz Martin for the Conference Board of Canada, and much of this success stems from the province’s many programs that target students at risk for dropping out of high school. Martin specifically explores the key ways in which ON’s School Within a College program gives students the opportunity to work toward their college or apprenticeship credential while completing their secondary diploma in a college setting. She concludes with a brief description of key findings that other jurisdictions and institutions can apply to their own student retention strategies. Conference Board