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Absences Add Up

The Absences Add Up campaign emphasizes to parents the importance of consistent school attendance and the impact absences have on their children’s academic outcomes. The campaign demonstrates that absences add up, and as early as elementary school, students who miss just two days of school per month are more likely to fall behind and less likely to graduate high school.


Better Make Room- Up Next

Better Make Room is about creating a space for all the great things you’ll do next. It’s about staking a claim, forging a path and lighting the way for others just like you. And it’s a lot more fun to get there together. Take the next step: Get a better education, have a better career, imagine a better future and live a better life. You’re about to arrive—and the world Better Make Room. HOW WILL YOU GET THERE? UP NEXT makes it easy. We'll send you simple text messages to get important things done—like applying for school or getting financial aid. Sign up by texting "COLLEGE" to 44044.


JVS Bridges to College Program

Offers adult students NO-COST classes and coaching for college and career preparation. Our General Studies pathway offers English and math classes, as well as two classes from Bunker Hill Community College. Students study any field of interest—Business management, IT, healthcare and more. Our Biotechnology pathway offers math and science classes to prepare students for a certificate program at Quincy College. Graduates work in biotech companies, making injectable medicines. All students receive coaching help with financial aid and college applications, as well as job placement assistance. 23-week cycles begin every January and July.


STEM Jobs Student Portal

We want more students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Pursue your passion, find a place in STEM and have a career where you can #dowhatyoulove. STEM is in everything! Read STEM articles, take the STEM Type Quiz and discover STEM Types.


What’s Your STEM Type? Quiz

STEM Type™ Quiz - Helping you find a career where you can #DoWhatYouLove! STEM Type™ connects your passions and dreams to the right opportunities so that you can not only #DoWhatYouLove, but find career success as well. Discovering your STEM Type is crucial to understanding the answers to some of the toughest questions you'll face in school and in the process of discovering a career you'll love.


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