Free event today at 2 p.m. features educators involved in this growing movement to help bridge the move from high school to college for struggling students.

Educators, policymakers and others comment on the plans to revise the SAT to make it more open and relevant in the spring of 2016.

The plans for the new SAT, with their emphasis on citing evidence to support answers and covering fewer math topics in greater depth, offer some notable echoes of the common core.

State education officials are considering allowing districts to hire professionals with industry certification or career experience to teach full- or part-time in the schools.

A new federal report suggests that the number of high school graduates will decline by 2 percent over the next decade.

A survey of community college students finds three-year graduation rates are 5 percent for men of color and 32 percent for white males, despite higher initial engagement by minority students.

A new survey of business leaders finds just 1 in 10 strongly agree that colleges are graduating students with skills to meet their business needs.

In hopes of getting more students successfully through college, states are trying a variety of approaches, including early assessments, transitional curricula, and better course alignment.

To prepare students for more high-tech jobs, the Mississippi House has approved a proposal to guarantee tuition for high school graduates.

A study of test-optional schools finds little difference in the academic performance and graduation rates of applicants who submit ACT and SAT scores to colleges and those who do not.


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