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Resource: High School Longitudinal Study of 2009: First Look at the 2021 Postsecondary Enrollment, Completion, and Financial Aid Outcomes of Fall 2009 Ninth-Graders

Posted | Apr 24 2024

This report (PDF, 47 pages) presents findings from the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009 (HSLS:09), a study following a nationally representative sample of students who were in ninth grade in fall 2009 from high school into postsecondary education and the workforce. The report includes findings on these topics: 

  • Secondary-to-postsecondary transition plans and the evolution of those plans 

  • Paths into and out of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies and careers  

  • The relationship between students’ educational and social experiences in high school and their plans for and experiences in postsecondary education, work, and life 

  • Whether fall 2009 ninth graders ever enrolled in postsecondary education 

  • Information about enrollment characteristics, degree completion, and financial aid awards for the subset of fall 2009 ninth graders who attended postsecondary education 

Learn more. 

Desk Guide: Engaging and Effective Teletherapy with Youth & Students

Posted | Apr 24 2024

This guide (PDF, 2 pages) provides resources, information, and quick tips for mental health practitioners working with youth in virtual settings. Learn more. 

2024 Take HEART Awareness Week

Posted | Apr 24 2024

“Take HEART" Awareness Week is May 6-10, 2024. This public awareness campaign promotes collaborations that support the mental health and well-being of everyone in the school building. School teams are invited to share daily calls to action, talking points, infographics, and additional resources to spread the word about the importance of comprehensive school-based mental health systems of care. Learn more.