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.
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February 11, 2015
January 13, 2015
New findings from the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research on factors in middle school that lead to high school success are woven into guides for school practitioners.
October 16, 2014
A new report from MDRC tracks small high school graduates into college and finds more are pursuing postsecondary education than those at larger schools.
September 26, 2014
The Department of Education announced $82 million in GEAR UP grants in advance of the Sept. 27 American Graduate Day kick-off.
August 12, 2014
A review of the Diplomas Now intervention model shows progress is easier in developing additional student interventions and supports than changing teaching within the classroom.
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.
May 05, 2014
A week after new figures were released on historic high school graduation rates, experts consider what's next for making progress and the realities ahead.
April 16, 2014
Details and sample questions are released in advance of the spring 2016 roll out of the new redesigned SAT.
April 01, 2014
At Stapleton High School in Denver, 100 percent of seniors have been accepted to a four-year college--for the seventh consecutive year.
July 01, 2013
A review of 9th grade academies in Florida shows mixed results in the implementation phase.