In a push to attract students, often colleges emphasize campus life perks over quality of academics, cautions author of new book, Aspiring Adults Adrift.
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September 02, 2014
August 05, 2014
New research finds that states and districts seeking to boost college and career readiness in STEM fields must work to ensure that more students are prepared for challenging courses.
July 17, 2014
As the reach of its education programs continues to grow, the IB is launching a pilot program in five U.S. high schools to attract and support more low-income students.
April 07, 2014
Top assistant principals from across the country lobbied their representatives to support technology, professional development, and the common core.
February 11, 2014
College Board released its 10th annual AP Report to the Nation that shows the number of high schools students taking Advanced Placement course in the past decade has doubled, yet gaps persist in participation among minority students.
June 05, 2013
Gaps still exist between enrollment of white and low-income and minority students in advanced programs even among those qualified to succeed.
May 16, 2013
A new report encourages counselors to talk to high school freshmen about college.
May 15, 2013
Fewer low-income and minority students fall "below basic" on "the nation's report card," but those groups don't fare as well at the "advanced" level, says a new report.
May 03, 2013
Principals honored for their reform efforts in middle schools and high schools speak about the transition to college and career readiness standards.
September 29, 2012
Report from WestEd and Public Agenda finds students want to feel a closer connection with their community college from their freshman year through graduation.