College & Career

7/20/2012

7/20/2012

The K12 technology group of Pearson has just included PossibilityU, innovator in college counseling in its ISV Program.

7/19/2012

7/19/2012

A broad new coalition, led by ASCD and joined by more than two dozen national education organizations, has been formed to better advocate for school programs beyond reading, math, and science.

7/18/2012

7/18/2012

A new college awareness, readiness and education initiative aims to better prepare area sophomores for college.

7/12/2012

7/12/2012

As the Journal reported, New York City teens are facing a tough job hunt this summer, competing with experienced, more educated adults for jobs as well as thousands of other teens for limited spots in public programs.

7/10/2012

7/10/2012

According to a new study examining deep conceptual learning (DCL) in middle and high school education, teachers and administrators believe that DCL is very important for preparing students for careers and college.

7/10/2012

School Improvement Network's newly released Teacher Effectiveness System helps improve teaching practice, the most important step in getting students college and career ready.

7/9/2012

7/9/2012

Until about 2007, deciding on a college degree typically involved choosing an area of interest or aptitude, then staying in college long enough to graduate.

7/9/2012

ClassLink, the leader in cloud and web-based education solutions, is pleased to announce the recipient of its 9th Annual ClassLink College Scholarship Award: Kelsey Prye from Pulaski High School in N.Y. 

7/3/2012

7/3/2012

Like many young entrepreneurs here in Silicon Valley, Matthew Slipper knows that success does not come easy. His first start-up, an online education venture, flopped. His second, a video-sharing app for the iPhone, has sold only 20 copies.

7/3/2012

Lawyers drained Linda Brice’s bank account and seized a quarter of her take-home pay, or more than $900 a month. Brice, a first-grade teacher and Coast Guard veteran, begged for mercy, saying she couldn’t afford food, gas or utilities.

6/29/2012

6/29/2012

New York City schools chancellor, Dennis M. Walcott, and his team have been beating the drum about the rollout of tougher Common Core standards and the need to get students better prepared for college and careers.

6/27/2012

6/27/2012

Virtual High School Global Consortium announced that the Ramsey N.J. School District has deployed their online learning solution in an effort to prepare students for college.

6/26/2012

6/26/2012

Gov. John Kasich signed the 3,500-page Senate Bill 316 and defended a key provision that for some youngsters increases the pressure to read on grade level by the end of third grade.

6/26/2012

China wants inventors and entrepreneurs, but its schools, built around the notorious gaokao exam, are still designed to produce cookie-cutter engineers and accountants.

6/19/2012

6/19/2012

Some Parkway (Mo.) School District seniors will be following doctor's orders starting this coming school year.

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