The Obama Administration plans to roll out an initiative aimed at encouraging colleges to grant credit for student-apprentices who learn new skills on the job.
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April 07, 2014
March 07, 2014
Free event today at 2 p.m. features educators involved in this growing movement to help bridge the move from high school to college for struggling students.
February 10, 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.
November 19, 2013
Beyond learning content, high school students today need to learn to be thinkers and develop smart study strategies that leverage findings from brain research, experts say.
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.
October 16, 2013
Approximately 3.6 million high school students are expected to take the PSAT this month, as some districts and states pick up the exam fee for all 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 21, 2013
Early evaluations of the Postecondary Success Collaborative shows helping high schools leverage existing resources to improve college access is having an impact.
September 10, 2012
National group offers advice for students on how to form good relationships with school counselors.
August 31, 2012
Checklists from U.S. Dept. of Ed. helps high school students get organized in the college search process.