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December 04, 2009

Roundup: Low College Completion Rates, 21st Century Skills

Education Trust study shows low college completion rates among minority and low-income students; two new books examine the debate about 21st century skills; a study questions whether charter-management groups can succeed on a larger scale.

November 25, 2009

Does Louisiana's Career Diploma Option Lower Standards?

Educators and policymakers debate whether Louisiana's career diploma represents a lowering of standards.

November 06, 2009

Stakes Rising in High School Exit Exams

New report finds the stakes are rising for high school exit exams.

October 30, 2009

State Standards Are Lower, College Enrollment Is Higher

College enrollment hits an all-time high, even as concerns are raised about states' education standards.

October 15, 2009

Duncan Laments 'False Dichotomy' of College vs. Career

Arne Duncan said choosing between career and college-readiness standards is a "false choice."

September 21, 2009

Should Everyone Go to College?

The revised draft common standards are out for more public comment. As advocates push for college readiness, skeptics of the college-for-all argument circulate their thoughts.

September 17, 2009

Aligning High School With College: Texas' Story

Texas is at the leading edge of work to align high school coursework with college expectations.

August 21, 2009

Michigan Lawmakers Want to Backtrack on Math Requirement

Michigan is the only state in the country that requires students to take Algebra II in order to graduate. But maybe not for long. Legislators there are considering making Algebra II optional. This would undo Michigan's move in 2006 to require it for graduation. The Senate and House are considering...

August 19, 2009

ACT Scores Show Little to Crow About

ACT scores have little to celebrate.

August 12, 2009

New Texas Graduation Rules: Opening the Door to Fluff?

New Texas grad rules could backfire, some say.

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