Professional development and in-service training programs are expanding to help school counselors encourage an increasingly diverse high school population to go to college.
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September 10, 2014
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.
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.