That a working group be established to examine whether the Early College Initiative is one that the Cambridge Public Schools wants to pursue. Seventeen high schools have been designated by the Board of Higher Education as Early College designees. With this designation planning funds have been provided. The initiative is mainly focused on first generation college goers and data is showing strong success in college completion and career success. Design principals include 1. Equitable Access, 2. Academic Pathways, 3. Robust Student Support, 4. Connections to Career, 5. High Quality and Deep Partnerships.