College enrollment hits an all-time high, even as concerns are raised about states' education standards.
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October 30, 2009
October 13, 2009
Stanford University education professor Mike Kirst has spent many years on the challenge of building college readiness in adolescents. (See his blog, here, if you don't already know about it.) He has now written a paper for the Education Commission of the States that makes the case for another of th...
October 01, 2009
A Latino advocacy group urges changes to the ESEA.
September 25, 2009
Louisiana's career track diploma could harm the state's chances for Race to the Top money.
September 24, 2009
The bill would create a fund to help states combat the dropout problem and to expand the supply of secondary schools that help at-risk students.
September 15, 2009
A new study outlines a national agenda for tackling the problem of adolescent literacy.
August 11, 2009
College readiness buzz persists into the heat of August.
July 28, 2009
The Alliance for Excellent Education says ESEA reauthorization is needed sooner rather than later.
July 27, 2009
A new report shows that 20 states now report their high school graduation rates using a common calculation: the four-year-cohort rate.
July 24, 2009
The guidelines for states applying for "Race to the Top" money suggest directions for high school policy.