A review of 9th grade academies in Florida shows mixed results in the implementation phase.
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Federal college-preparation programs for disadvantaged students are criticized for their lack of evidence on impact in a new policy brief.
October 11, 2012
A new study by the Center for Public Education at the National School Boards Association finds persistence of college freshmen positively linked to their college advising level, math preparation, and AP/IB courses.
September 10, 2012
National group offers advice for students on how to form good relationships with school counselors.
June 21, 2012
Paper released by NACAC call for high school counselor to have better training to help student with college and career readiness.
February 23, 2012
Early high school graduation is encouraged in some states with scholarship incentives. Join an online chat on the concept Monday Feb 27 at 1 p.m.
January 24, 2012
In today's tight job market, young people especially need all the help they can get. A free online toolkit launched Tuesday by the Young Invincibles and the American School Counselor Association has detailed job-market information, including college majors with the lowest unemployment rates by sta...
January 22, 2012
The competitive college-admission process has many high school students in a frenzy over grades, activities, and testing. Jay Mathews' recent column in The Washington Post, 5 Wrong Ideas About College Admission, adds some needed perspective. The myths he spells out give hope to the less-than-perfe...
December 22, 2011
Looking back at the most-read College Bound posts of the year, you can see a range of issues. From policymakers to parents to educators, you were drawn to stories about applications and access, completion and jobs. So, a drum roll please.....The top 10 stories, as measured by hits on this blog, fo...
December 20, 2011
Too often, high school counselors are stuck with menial tasks or bogged down helping a few troubled students. A better use of their time would be to guide students for life beyond high school and would lead to a college- and career-ready agenda, according to a new report from the Education Trust. C...