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.
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December 08, 2011
November 01, 2011
More than half of Illinois' high schools see test scores drop as the state closes a loophole that veiled poor performance.
October 27, 2011
Chicago will begin evaluating high schools in part on college-readiness metrics.
October 26, 2011
New York City is collecting college-readiness data that could lower the grades assigned to many of its high schools, but the information won't be included on school report cards until next year.
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.
October 05, 2011
A new study of state tests scores finds that gains are slower at the high school level than at the 4th or 8th grade levels.
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.
June 22, 2011
A study of the Kalamazoo Promise finds that offering free college tuition to students gives them the incentive to work harder and aim for college.
June 10, 2011
A coalition of minority groups pushes for key high-school-improvement measures to be included in a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.