college readiness

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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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Which Social Learning Network is Ideal for My District?

While Facebook and Google+ are popular social networks for everyday life, dozens of other networks have been created to provide safe and effective social learning environments for K12 education. Social learning networks (SLNs) allow students to learn 21st-century skills, help students build online portfolios or resumes and collaborate with peers through project-based learning.

Social Learning Networks for K12 Education

Dozens of social learning networks have been created specifically for education to emphasize 21st century skills, project-based learning and collaboration.
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Meryl Streep Makes a Second $10,000 Donation in Honor of Viola Davis

For the second time this week, actress Meryl Streep has donated $10,000 for the benefit of a R.I. educational program dear to her friend, Central Falls native Viola Davis.

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Kentucky Public Schools Show Improvement in Readiness

Public school students showed slight improvement this year in two annual assessments that measure high school and college readiness, the Kentucky Department of Education reported Tuesday.

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Comparison Shopping for College Tuition

Colleges and universities have historically obscured their tuition costs in a way that makes comparative shopping virtually impossible. And far too little information is available on graduation rates and loan default rates to help students choose wisely.

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Minneapolis Guidance Department Boosts Grad Rates With Online Tool

How Naviance improved Minneapolis’ rate of college-bound graduates.
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Vermont Pushes to Get more Students to CollegeM

At 15, Terri-Ann Zweeres is getting a glimpse of what it takes to go to college. While other teens are in study hall, she and about 14 other Bellows Free Academy High School students take a class every three days at Community College of Vermont called introduction to college studies that’s intended to prepare them to go on to higher education.

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In a Diverse District, a College Culture Is Born

Maria Ott led Rowlands Unified School District through a major transformation to improve teaching and learning, supported by the Ball Foundation.
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MIT Launches Free Online 'Fully Automated' Course

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the world's top-rated universities, has announced its first free course which can be studied and assessed completely online.

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