College & Career

4/3/2013

4/3/2013

Kent School District (KSD) and Renton Technical College recently signed a ground breaking agreement that allows KSD high school students to earn certifications and initial degrees in the medical field along with their high school diploma upon graduation from high school.

4/3/2013

The discussion about education reform should shift from widespread condemnation to a more targeted, nuanced conversation.

3/25/2013

3/25/2013

The fact that girls are underrepresented in New York’s top high schools, which tend to be focused on math and science, and which have more than a dozen Nobel laureates among their alumni, worries some academics who see the schools as prime breeding grounds for future scientists and engineers.

3/21/2013

3/21/2013

Starting with the class of 2015, Kingsland students will be able to complete a 62-credit college degree while simultaneously earning a high school diploma — all without ever leaving the familiar surroundings in Spring Valley.

3/20/2013

3/20/2013

With student debt growing and a mismatch between unemployed Americans' skills and the required expertise for available jobs, vocational education could be gaining steam, and high schools are rethinking whether they should usher students toward something other than traditional colleges.

3/7/2013

3/7/2013

Southeast Polk and Bondurant-Farrar school districts maintained graduation numbers well above the state average in 2012, according to figures released by the Iowa Department of Education last week.

3/6/2013

3/6/2013

Carthage (Mo.) R-9 School District students went to work on Feb. 28th as part of Hacemos' National High School Technology Day. They spent the day job shadowing at the AT&T Call Center to get a first hand look at different careers in technology.

2/20/2013

2/20/2013

Through this integration, more than 5 million students with access to Naviance Family Connection can now watch video conversations with hundreds of accomplished individuals – ranging from CEOs of Fortune 500 companies to filmmakers, scientists, sports writers, entrepreneurs, political activists, and everything in between – on how they were able to overcome life’s challenges to reach their goals.

2/14/2013

2/14/2013

Michigan's statewide four-year high-school graduation rate increased nearly 2 percent last year to 76.24 percent, according to data released Wednesday by the Michigan Center for Educational Performance and Information.

2/13/2013

2/13/2013

In last year's State of the Union address, the president placed too much importance on individual educators. This year, he should talk about a far deeper problem.

1/30/2013

1/30/2013

Mississippi and Maine have become the latest in a series of states to question whether school districts should be held financially responsible when students arrive at college unprepared.

1/23/2013

1/23/2013

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) released two draft accommodations policies for public comment, the reading access accommodation and the calculator use accommodation.

1/18/2013

1/18/2013

Amabilia Villeda received a surprising phone call from her daughter's teacher one day — the sixth-grader could barely read. "How did this happen?" Villeda said. "Now she's in eighth grade and reads at third-grade level."

1/17/2013

1/17/2013

Maine’s high school graduates are less likely to need remedial courses in college than their counterparts across the nation, according to the first reports from Maine’s colleges detailing how many incoming freshmen need to take remedial math or reading courses.

1/11/2013

1/11/2013

Imagine starting a race knowing everyone will get a head start, except for you. Not exactly fair, is it? But for many children, this isn't too far off from reality. That's because there are millions of children living in poverty who are not getting the high-quality early learning opportunities they deserve.

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