A forum designed to show off Kentucky's postsecondary and K-12 partnership on the common standards also reveals the heavy lift required of teachers to reach the partnership's lofty goals.
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February 27, 2012
January 27, 2012
President Obama proposes a $1 billion Race to the Top challenge for higher education, which would require states to ensure that high school exit standards are appropriate for college entry.
December 08, 2011
A new report finds high school testing shifting toward college-readiness. A new report, and states' No Child Left Behind waiver applications, find schools shifting to college-readiness testing.
November 07, 2011
Chicago is reporting new college-readiness metrics to parents, such as schools' rates of student eligibility for "selective or highly selective" colleges. But the district isn't evaluating schools on that information yet.
October 27, 2011
Chicago will begin evaluating high schools in part on college-readiness metrics.
October 13, 2011
Three of those intending to seek waivers from No Child Left Behind have not adopted common standards or signed up to work on common tests, two key areas of judgment in the waiver process.
October 11, 2011
A draft bill to reauthorize No Child Left Behind requires high schools to report on how many of their students go to college and how many must take remedial classes.
October 11, 2011
Some activists are worried that a new draft NCLB reauthorization will lack the teeth to hold schools accountable for improvement.
October 06, 2011
States are under increasing pressure to report their high schools' college-going rates.
September 29, 2011
The U.S. Department of Education will closely evaluate states' plans to adopt college- and career-ready academic standards and tests.