The Model

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As an added incentive to students — and to support their achievement — P-TECH, and in particular the associate degree, is provided at no cost to students and their families. Because P-TECH schools serve students from historically underrepresented backgrounds, access to a no-cost postsecondary degree removes a critical financial stumbling block and helps students focus solely on learning.

To uphold the P-TECH commitment to students, ensuring adequate funding for P-TECH schools is critical to ongoing sustainability. States have identified various ways to fund the model and ensure high-quality replication.

Learn more about how P-TECH schools are funded.

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Case Study

At the Sarah E. Goode STEM Academy on Chicago’s Southwest side, early access to college is provided in tandem with strong structures and supports.

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What Kind of Partner Are You?

Explore the different roles partners play in a P-Tech school

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Want more information about the shared decision-making in the P-TECH 9-14 model?

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