A New America Foundation report argues that as states transition to the common core, high school exits exams should be eliminated or used differently.
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July 15, 2014
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.
June 10, 2014
Nearly 200 college presidents and higher education leaders have formed a coalition to support the common-core standards, which have increasingly come under fire.
April 07, 2014
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.
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.