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.
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November 04, 2014
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.
August 26, 2014
As state officials and educators work on changes to the state's accountability system, just how to measure high school students' readiness for the world of work is being debated.
August 13, 2014
With $28.5 million to states, the Advanced Placement Test Fee program is expected to serve up to 10 percent more low-income students in the spring of 2015 than last year.
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 22, 2014
A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.