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.
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February 11, 2014
February 07, 2014
A recent survey of leaders in the K-12 and higher education shows a desire to work together to create a seamless pathway between the sectors, but finds that barriers persist.
January 14, 2014
A free online resource helps schools evaluate college- and career-readiness programs, based on a pilot in 10 high schools that showed promise reaching under-served minority students.
December 11, 2013
With a focus on writing and critical thinking, Cambridge finds that U.S. schools are increasingly receptive to its curriculum with programs now in 230 schools.
November 16, 2013
Experts in brain science encourage teachers to engage students in the classroom with humor, music, movement, and discussion
November 05, 2013
An ACT study finds 52 percent of high school graduates in 2013 who would be first-generation college students don't meet college-readiness benchmarks.
October 15, 2013
New findings showing that graduates of high-poverty schools are less likely to enroll and persist in college are being seized on to make the case for interventions that will improve the college- and career-readiness of low-income students.
September 13, 2013
Program that combines college exposure, mentoring, and community service leadership for middle school students found to be effective in boosting college-going rates, a University of Michigan study found.
September 09, 2013
A new interactive website to help high school students discover possible career and college options is launched by ACT Inc. today.
August 20, 2013
While 87 percent of test-takers in the class of 2013 aspired to go to college, just 26 percent met college-readiness benchmarks.