727 Students from Leadership Communities Receive College and Career Pathway Endorsements

Congratulations to all the school districts who awarded College and Career Pathway Endorsements to 1,072 students in the Class of 2023. We’re thrilled to share that 727 of those students are from nine of our Success Network Leadership Communities: Aurora Regional Pathways, Black Hawk Region Pathways, Boone County, Greater Peoria Pathways, Lake County, McLean County, MORE, NECSS, and Southern Illinois Region!

The Network represented 51% of all districts statewide that awarded the College and Career Pathway Endorsement, and 68% of all students who received the recognition.

>> See ISBE’s 2023 endorsement fact sheet

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