Contrary to widespread public perception, disadvantaged students are not disproportionately placed in career-related programs, the study finds.
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April 07, 2016
April 05, 2016
Weak guidance from adults fuels course-taking patterns that don't set students up for success in college or in work, the report from Education Trust says.
March 17, 2016
A high school district in Illinois becomes the first to pilot a more inclusive definition of college readiness.
January 21, 2016
The new website could help high school guidance counselors as they work with students to make informed decisions about their education and work plans.
January 19, 2016
The new grant competition emphasizes creation of programs that respond to the demands of local businesses for highly skilled employees.
December 18, 2015
The Every Student Succeeds Act offers new kinds of metrics to measure middle and high school success. A new study shows that few states embrace these now; Will that change under ESSA?
December 02, 2015
A focus on fixing high schools with low graduation rates, and a warm embrace of career and technical education fuel the endorsement of the Every Student Succeeds Act by secondary-school and CTE groups.
October 19, 2015
Just four states and the District of Columbia require students to complete college- and career-ready level courses in math and English/language arts to graduate, according to a new report.
October 15, 2015
A new set of data shows that the wealth, minority enrollment and location of a student's high school correlates with gaps in college enrollment and attainment.
October 06, 2015
States take a variety of approaches, from regional to statewide, to bolster programs designed to pair students with good-paying jobs and answer workforce needs.