college readiness

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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.

Admission Tests Produce Inaccurate Data when Measuring Student Achievement

States using college admission tests such as the SAT or ACT for measuring achievement of state learning standards are being cautioned to rethink using tests in this manner.

A rigorous curriculum promotes higher-order thinking skills in students

SpringBoard®, from the College Board, gives students in a Florida district a leg up on college readiness

A Bull Market for Financial Literacy

The Great Recession compels school districts to teach dollars and sense.

High School Counselors Take it on the Chin

A recent survey finds guidance counselors receiving low marks from graduates.

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