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.
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November 07, 2011
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.
September 14, 2011
The latest SAT scores show a decline in all areas, but the College Board says four in 10 of those taking the test meet its definition of "college ready."
August 30, 2011
Most recent high school graduates say they wished they had taken tougher courses in high school to be better prepared for college.
August 26, 2011
The first study to explore college instructors' views of the common standards finds support for their role in college readiness, but leaves key areas unexplored.