In the U.S., over half a million capable, minority and low-income students miss out on AP and IB courses every year, which negatively impacts their likelihood of going to and graduating from college.
Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) is a nonprofit social enterprise that gets “missing” students into college-preparatory courses. They do this by offering U.S. high schools a customized, 3-phase consulting service that helps identify and transition students who have shown they can succeed at the highest academic levels within their schools. EOS intends to close enrollment gaps in America’s public schools by 2020.
School superintendents discuss Equal Opportunity Schools. Dr. Thomas Randle and Ron Severson discuss their experience and impact that Equal Opportunity Schools has had on finding low-income students and students of color within their respective districts. (6:52)