college readiness

Flipped Class Method Gaining Ground

Clintondale (Mich.) Community Schools’ high school has turned the traditional school day upside-down.
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The Other Student Loan Problem: Too Little Debt

Jesse Yeh uses the University of California-Berkeley library instead of buying textbooks. He scrounges for free food at campus events and occasionally skips meals. He's stopped exercising and sleeps five to six hours per night so he can take 21 credits — a course load so heavy he had to get special permission from a dean.

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Having an Education Pays--Even in a Difficult Job Market

On the surface, having a college degree might seem to make getting and keeping a job more difficult in the current employment environment. Armed with a college degree, most people would expect to earn more than someone without a college degree. When jobs appear scarce, the lower-cost worker would seem to have an easier time finding a job.

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K12 Ed Reforms Submitted in Virginia

Parents of school-age children in Richmond, Henrico and Chesterfield should know that the Virginia Association of School Superintendents have presented their Blueprint for the Future of Public Education to the State board of Education.

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Three of Four NYC Students Not Prepared for College, City Says

Three quarters of New York City students who were high school freshmen in 2006 did not leave high school prepared for college, new data from the city Education Department shows.

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Early College High Schools

A rigorous academic approach combined with the opportunity to save time and money is a powerful motivator for at-risk students.

College Readiness Is Their Goal

Shortly after Superintendent Robert Duron arrived in San Antonio (Texas) Independent School District in 2006, he began to raise the bar.

Are Your Graduates Succeeding in College?

Using graduate data to assess achievement in K12.

The Redesign of AP Science and History Programs

This redesign will help to deepen and enrich students' readiness to become our next generation of scientists, engineers and historians.

College Admissions Becomes An Industry

The process has become so competitive that some students are hiring teams of experts, tipping the scale even further away from lower-income students.

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