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.
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June 24, 2014
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.
March 20, 2014
Two new studies out this week track trends in college transfer rates, a reminder to high school students that where they first enroll may not be where they finish.
January 15, 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.
November 22, 2013
While high school seniors right now are focused on applications to get into college, the bigger issue they will eventually face is getting out. New research suggests the pathways that most likely lead to completing their academic program.
October 16, 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 30, 2013
Successful young Latino and black high school men rely on family and school support to overcome the odds and be high academic achievers, a new research study finds.
June 25, 2013
A new report provides a national profile of institutions serving Asian-American and Pacific Islander students.
June 21, 2013
Early evaluations of the Postecondary Success Collaborative shows helping high schools leverage existing resources to improve college access is having an impact.
June 13, 2013
A new report reflects slight improvements in college completion, but less success among Latino and Africa-American students.