February 24, 2015 | By Emily Morris
Here’s a feel-good chart. When surveyed recently our project-wide student group indicated that 87% of them want to go to college and over 80% say that success in school is important to what they want to do with their futures.
But take a look at this next chart. Sports was the most often chosen aspiration—43%—with Entertainment, then Technology a close second. How could we use student interest in these careers to open more realistic and sustainable goals: sports medicine, engineering safer equipment, reporting, economics, photography, or general fitness and wellbeing?
Here’s how students from the four reporting schools compared.