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July 31, 2015

Preparing Students for Reality of College With Advice and Inspiration

A summer workshop for hundreds of recent high school graduates in the District of Columbia emphasizes the shifting mindset needed to be resilient and successful in college.

March 24, 2015

STEM Institutes Offered to NYC School Leaders and Teachers

A grant from the GE Foundation provides training to New York City teachers and school leaders to ramp up STEM expertise to enhance career programs.

February 13, 2015

Reports Give Snapshot of College- and Career-Readiness Standards Roll Out

A series of reports from the Southern Regional Education Board examine how 14 states are managing the implementation of new college- and career-readiness standards.

February 11, 2015

More States Consider Multiple Measures for College Readiness

A new report from the Education Commission of the States, a nonpartisan policy organization based in Denver, analyzed how states are using measures other than seat time in courses to gauge college readiness.

December 29, 2014

As College Deadlines Loom, Seniors Urged to Keep Perspective on Fit Over Selectivity

As high school seniors fret about college applications before early January deadlines, research shows there is more to selecting a good school than selectivity.

December 04, 2014

Progress Reported on Promises Made at First College Opportunity Summit

The Obama administration released a progress report on commitments from the 100-plus participants at the first College Opportunity Action Summit in January.

August 11, 2014

Local Networks Pool Resources to Boost College-Going Rates

Michigan has set up 50 local college action networks to leverage community resources to get more students into college.

August 05, 2014

ACT: Added Course Requirements Alone Don't Produce STEM Readiness

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 15, 2014

Report Calls for States to Rethink High School Exit Exams

A New America Foundation report argues that as states transition to the common core, high school exits exams should be eliminated or used differently.

July 07, 2014

Report Calls for Common Yardsticks on College Remediation

The Education Commission of the States issues a model framework for more consistent counting and monitoring of incoming college students in need of remedial coursework.

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