A national survey of about 1,300 recent high school graduates by the nonprofit Achieve finds most feel high school did not adequately challenge or prepare them for the demands of college and career.
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December 18, 2014
December 04, 2014
Leaders from education, business, and philanthropy are expected to participate in today's summit, bringing with them 600 pledges for action to improve students' college access and success.
December 01, 2014
The Council of Chief State School Officers released a series of actions for states to improve the rigor, quality, and relevance of high school career technical education programs.
November 26, 2014
A report from the New America Foundation underscores the importance of life skills, such as self-discipline and grit, in student success and encourages schools to focus on helping students develop them.
November 04, 2014
Two articles in the Association of Middle Level Education Magazine examine ways teachers can connect with students through quick lessons and lead them in discussions to develop critical thinking.
October 31, 2014
The Reach Higher Initiative is sponsoring a video contest to illustrate model programs on financial aid completion and college mentoring.
October 17, 2014
Officials announce plans to support universal preschool and offer more internships in hopes of strengthening K-12 to higher education pipeline.
September 29, 2014
A new report finds a "startling discovery" that 88 percent of high school graduates go to a two- or four-year college by age 26.
September 22, 2014
A report from the American Institutes for Research shows widely varying gaps in expectations for learning between state measures and international benchmarks.
September 10, 2014
Professional development and in-service training programs are expanding to help school counselors encourage an increasingly diverse high school population to go to college.