college readiness

Evolution of early-college high schools

Districts rapidly add programs to give all learners jump on higher ed


Made for students in grades 6–12, CollegeOnTrack is a student-centered system that blends college and career readiness with learning management. It handles assessments, college research, college application management and transcript submission. In planning their academic journeys, students can collaborate on projects, take online tests, prep for SAT/ACT, create digital portfolios and find scholarships.

Using innovation to optimize resources

Clinton Community School District in Iowa implements two programs to move its students to next level

Austin expands single-gender school choices

Boys will get more competitive, fast-paced activities; girls school will focus on more collaborative learning

Free tuition program sends students to college

Say Yes to Education fund supports services for students from kindergarten through 12th grade

Online platform aggregates interests and academic achievement to increase college and career readiness

Cleveland Metropolitan implements Hobsons’ Naviance to optimize student success

Program gets low-income students thinking about college

College for Every Student provides mentoring, community service opportunities, and exposure to college campuses

Many SAT-takers not ready for college, College Board says

College Board says only 43 percent of test takers met the SAT’s college-readiness benchmark score of 1550

Schools need more rigor to prep students for post-high school life

Only 39 percent of students tested met at least three of the four ACT test benchmarks