Beyond Go-On

Most of Idaho’s high school graduates aren’t going to college — at least not immediately. They’re taking different paths, breaking stigmas and challenging the narrative that a four-year degree is the golden ticket to success. Our four-story series breaks down the data, and unveils what they are doing after high school — and why it isn’t college.

BEYOND GO-ON: How my gap year changed my life — and prepared me for college

It was the only option for life after high school that sparked my interest and got me excited about my future. 

BEYOND GO-ON: Four young adults talk about their diverse paths after high school

Their next steps are as unique as they are — and college is just one of many options.

BEYOND GO-ON: What high school seniors are saying about their future plans

We surveyed 80 teens about what's next. They're not all going to college, but they aren't floundering, either.

BEYOND GO-ON: What state data does — and doesn’t — measure

Education leaders say go-on data doesn't cover the full extent of education success in Idaho.