Donate to a Student Today

College and Career Readiness through Blended Learning

Monthly Archives: November 2015

0 1568
GivingTuesday Save the Date

#GivingTuesday JFYNetWorks

#GivingTuesday – Join Us For a Global Celebration of Generosity

On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

College is not just an option anymore—it is a necessity. College graduates get hired more easily and earn much more than non-graduates. The gap has been widening for decades with the college advantage trending steadily upward. Within a few years, over 70% of jobs will require at least a two-year degree.

JFYNetWorks has the online blended learning tools to better prepare our high school students for college Readiness.

0 1970
'Pre-medial' Education: Heading Off the Need for Remedial Coursework in College

This piece was originally published on’s Blog 11/6/15
By guest blogger Caralee J. Adams


High School Principal Damon Smith feels responsible for his graduates beyond the time they leave his building. And he doesn’t want the likelihood of their success in higher education to be a mystery until they take a placement test the fall of their freshman year in college.

At Cambridge Rindge and Latin School in Cambridge, Mass., teachers and counselors look closely at students whose test scores and grades as underclassmen indicate they might not be on track. Then, in 11th or 12th grades they are given the ACCUPLACER tests that community colleges use to gauge readiness for college-level work in math, reading, and writing.