A study of a program to prepare students for careers and college shows that students earn more credits in high school and have greater confidence in their career and life skills than their peers in regular programs.
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March 17, 2014
The measure would increase course requirements in science, foreign languages, and the arts.
February 06, 2014
Nearly one in 10 high school graduates showed preference for STEM-type activities but indicated they had no interest in a STEM career, according to a new report.
January 31, 2014
With a 14 to 1 vote, the Texas Board of Education officially dropped Algebra 2 as a graduation requirement for most high school students.
October 28, 2013
A new grant will support the work of an alternative high school opening next year in Chicago that is focused on maritime studies.
October 22, 2013
The United States lacks eligible job candidates with STEM degrees, in spite of rising demand, according to Bayer's latest Facts of Science Survey.
October 24, 2012
Miami The annual meeting of the College Board got off to an unusual start: with a high-profile session on English-learners' "right to rigor," moderated by none other than the organization's brand-new president, David Coleman. The session, a panel discussion by three nationally known ELL experts,...
October 18, 2012
A new statement attempts to establish a comprehensive and shared vision of what it means to be ready for good jobs.
September 17, 2012
Databases linking students' courses of study to job-and-wage data could boost the career sector seen as key to middle-class employment.
September 13, 2012
PARCC's K-12 and higher education leaders continued their work to and agree on performance-level descriptors for the impending Common Core State Standards assessments.