There is a disconnect between what students know when they leave high school and what they are expected to know when they enter college and the workplace. So, how do you prevent this disconnect?
A new movement that promises closer cooperation between higher ed and K12 aims to end this legacy of passing the buck.
Rose L. Colby’s book Competency-Based Education introduces educators to a new model for anytime, anywhere schooling, and provides curriculum resources for redesigning the traditional structures of our schools.
Twelve of Nashville’s largest high schools in November began piloting an online test that assesses ninth-graders’ job aptitudes along with their career interests.
Districts are increasingly tasked with providing options for at-risk and underserved student populations to address persistent achievement gaps.
I believe in the validity of vocational programs. However, I do have concerns about the context of what is being taught to these students in a rapidly changing economy.
The organizational tendency of many large school districts is to divide elementary and secondary education into separate departments.
Despite billions of federal and local dollars spent every year on PD, far too many teachers say the experience does little to help them support their students.
The completion of the Maywood Center for Enriched Studies, a grade 6 through 12 magnet school, marks the end of Los Angeles USD’s 14-year effort to add 131 new schools.
Vocational education used to be considered low-tech and non-academic. Career and technical education now requires nearly as much ELA and math as any other degree.
Text messages are one of the most effective ways to keep high school students on track once they’ve begun the college application and enrollment process.
Graduates of Chicago Public Schools are returning to class—as tech experts who help teachers and staff with computer glitches.
I came up with 10 questions that busy administrators might ask to help them quickly and confidently make decisions about STEM ideas that deserve an additional look.
Requiring high schools to offer at least one AP course would help increase rural student access to rigorous pre-college work, according to a recent report.
At least five states, including Ohio, Nevada, New York and Texas, offer special endorsements for high school graduates who demonstrate strong achievement in STEM.