Here’s a new wrinkle on high school graduation. Chicago won’t let seniors graduate without a concrete admission to a plan for the future. That can be college, community college, a trade school, a job, an apprenticeship, or enlistment in the military. The Washington Post has the story by Emma Brown July 3 here.
An interesting issue for churches is keeping college students around to help supervise youth trips (camps, missions, volunteers), some of them overseas. They generally need a certain percentage of people over 18 going.