college readiness

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
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One city's $88 million plan to send more kids to college

In 2008, Syracuse started ramping up K-12 academic support and promising graduates full college tuition. Now it's rising above the national averages for college enrollment.

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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

My insane homework load taught me how to game the system

"My friends and I realized we didn’t have to do everything assigned to us in order to succeed in high school."

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Massachusetts schools poised to try out new state test

State education officials are preparing to field test an online exam that appears poised to replace the MCAS student achievement test, but some Board of Elementary and Secondary Education members have questions about the switch.

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