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Case Study: Timken Early College High School Offers a Way Up, Not a Way Out

In 2005, only 12.5 percent of adults in Canton, Ohio, had a bachelor’s degree or higher. By 2015, 67 percent of Timken Early College High School’s seniors graduated with not one but two associate degrees. All students who rise to meet the challenge at Timken Early College High School in Canton, Ohio, are given the opportunity to grow and succeed.

Download the full case study to learn how this school:

  • Shows how an early college can function on a traditional high school campus
  • Engages in meaningful community partnerships
  • Fosters the soft skills, such as critical thinking and time management, necessary for student success

Timken’s student population is comprised almost entirely of first-generation students from low-income families, and they’re changing the outcome for themselves, and for their community.

How are they doing it? Read the full case study to find out.

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2016

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