Report Gives States Poor Grades on Serving Low-Income, Advanced Students

An analysis of state action to support high-achieving, low-income students reveals a "policy vacuum" in supporting this population.


Few States Link College-Readiness Tests to Meaningful Supports, Report Finds

A new report from the Education Commission of the States looks at how states measure college readiness and what actions they take based on the scores.


Georgia Enacts New Law Retroactively Eliminating High School Exit Exams

The measure signed by Gov. Nathan Deal might allow as many as 9,000 former students to earn a high school diploma.


Survey Identifies Challenges with High School Online Courses

The Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest researched Iowa and Wisconsin high schools offering online courses and found concern with quality and teacher training.


Educators and Employers Join Forces to Improve Workforce Readiness

As career technical education programs try to reflect the latest workforce trends, schools are reaching out to businesses for deeper engagement through long-term partnerships and workplace learning opportunities.


Report Underscores Key Role of High School Counselors in College Transition

A new report from the National Association for College Admission Counseling shows administrators value time spent on college counseling, although most guidance departments devote less than 20 percent of their time to that task.


Students Increasingly Mobile in Path to College Degree

A new report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center finds nearly half of bachelors-degree graduates have also attended community college at some point in the past decade.


STEM Institutes Offered to NYC School Leaders and Teachers

A grant from the GE Foundation provides training to New York City teachers and school leaders to ramp up STEM expertise to enhance career programs.


Researchers Rethink Community College With Clearer Student Pathways

In a new book, experts from the Community College Research Center call for reforming two-year colleges by increasing support and guidance for students on career pathways.


Aspen Institute Recognizes Top Community Colleges

Santa Fe College in Gainesville,Fla. with its 62 percent graduation/transfer rates won the top honor on Wednesday for advancing outcomes for its diverse population of students.


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