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July 17, 2015

A High School That Bets Big on 'Authentic' Assessment

We profile a New York City high school where students have to explain and defend their ideas in major year-long projects in order to earn their diplomas.

July 02, 2015

Wisconsin Law Requires ID of Schools That Send Unprepared Students to College

A new law in Wisconsin requires the state to examine high schools that sent more than six students to college who needed remediation.

March 31, 2015

What Are States Doing With College-Readiness Test Results?

A new study finds that few states link their college-readiness tests to meaningful supports or opportunities for students.

February 03, 2015

How Assessment, STEM, Reading Fare in Obama's Proposed Budget

President Obama's proposed fiscal 2016 budget seeks big increases to support career and technical education, and to help states implement--and reduce--assessments.

December 09, 2014

Fusing Career, Academic Skills Benefits Students, Study Finds

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.

October 29, 2012

Report: Counselors' Promise Being Squandered

An annual study by the College Board finds counselors are poorly trained for key job duties, and are often directed to spend too much time on activities that matter least for students' academic success.

June 19, 2012

Common Standards Released for Career and Technical Education

An organization of state directors of career and technical education has released a set of common standards in that subject.

June 07, 2012

Latinos Drive U.S. Graduation Gains

Education Week's annual Diplomas Count report finds the U.S. high school graduation rate at the highest level since the late 1970s, driven in large part by gains among Latino students.

May 15, 2012

Tonight: National Poetry Recitation Contest

High school students from across the country vie for the title of National Poetry Out Loud champion tonight.

May 02, 2012

What Should High School Students Know About the Federal Budget?

Teachers College has created a high school curriculum on the federal budget, arguing that young people should understand the process in order to informed, engaged citizens.

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