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.
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July 31, 2015
March 24, 2015
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
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
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 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
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
Michigan has set up 50 local college action networks to leverage community resources to get more students into college.
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 15, 2014
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
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.