A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.
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July 22, 2014
July 17, 2014
New ACT report finds 95 percent of its low-income test takers want to go to college, yet only 59 percent enroll right after high school graduation.
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.
June 24, 2014
David Conley suggests students and colleges would be better served with a broader picture of their college- and career- readiness, including a scores reflecting their study skills, persistence, and technology proficiency.
June 20, 2014
A new documentary chronicles the race for prestige that has turned colleges into businesses that critics say are more focused on enrollment than student success.
June 03, 2014
Most Indiana school counselors spend less than 25 percent of their time on college and career guidance, according to a report commissioned by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce Foundation.
May 20, 2014
Overseas exchange programs can give students a taste of independent living and set them apart in the college application process.
April 08, 2014
Results from a new Next America Poll finds Americans' views about the necessity of a four-year degree has been slipping.
March 28, 2014
Most African American students aren't receiving the education they need to succeed in college, says a new report.
March 21, 2014
New data from the Office of Civil Rights indicates that racial minorities were underrepresented in gifted-and-talented programs and Advanced Placement classes, among other areas.