college readiness

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Parkway Students to get Health Profession Head Start

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

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Immigrant Children Lag Behind, Posing Risk

The education, health and socioeconomic lot of the children of immigrants, the fastest-growing population group in the U.S., has raised concerns about how those children will perform when they enter the workforce.

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Maine Education Experiment: Hermon High Students to Earn College Credits

Next fall, 15 technology students from Hermon (Maine) High School will take part in a pilot program that will allow them to earn college credits while working towards their high school diplomas.

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The Face Behind the Cause

One student's plight propels the DREAM Act forward.

Finding a Cure for Senioritis

States and districts are adopting policies to make the final year of high school more rigorous.
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Health of U.S. Tied to Education Gap, Researchers Report

Higher levels of education in the U.S. correlate with longer life expectancy and less obesity, according to the government’s annual health report.

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What CIOs Can Learn from Project RED

We recently spoke with Paige Johnson, education strategist for Intel, about the newest research from national research and advocacy plan Project RED (Revolutionizing Education), which surveyed over 1,000 schools about best practices in technology. Intel sponsored the research along with HP, SMART Technologies and Pearson because they believe there is a need to revolutionize the way the U.S. looks at technology as part of teaching and learning.

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Why College Isn't for Everyone

A person who compares the annual earnings of college and high school graduates would no doubt conclude that higher education is a good investment—the present value of the college earnings premium (the better part of $1 million) seemingly far outdistances college costs, yielding a high rate of return.

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Innovation in Virginia's K12 Education

One of the most important components of economic development is making sure that we have a well-educated, qualified workforce to fill the new jobs coming to and being created in Virginia.

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Indiana Education Commission Aims For More College Degrees

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education wants 60 percent of Hoosier adults to have some sort of post-secondary certificate or degree by 2025.  

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