Schools That Can builds an education to employment pathway that closes the opportunity and skills gap.

What We Do

We build an education to employment pathway that closes the opportunity and skills gap.

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Who We Are

The largest cross-sector network of urban schools serving low-income communities.

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Where We Work

Our schools, in cities across the country, form an extraordinary network.



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Why an Education to Employment (e2e) Pathway®?


of Americans think students need real-world skills to succeed beyond school


of high school graduates feel unprepared for post-secondary pathways


of young college graduates are un- or under-employed

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I love the Real-World Rubric and have used it in our planning. I love the vision for STC and look forward to a long-term partnership.

Alexa Sorden, Principal, Concourse Village Elementary School

STC has expanded my world—but more importantly allowed the space for our students to go much further

Bryan Quinlan, Principal, Monroe Elementary School

Our students were able to complete four externships this school year. I was so thrilled to see how much that they got out of it!

Amy Eberly, Community Programs Manager, Peoples Prep

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What We Believe

In a rapidly changing world, the future of education is uncertain. How can schools help students keep up?

We need schools that can engage students and open up pathways to post-secondary success.

We need schools that can develop teachers to look beyond school walls and bring the real world into the classroom.

We need schools that connect students with opportunities for social capital and employers to create opportunity and equity. 

We need schools that can build education to employment pathways that close the opportunity and skills gap.

We need Schools That Can.