A new law in Wisconsin requires the state to examine high schools that sent more than six students to college who needed remediation.
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July 02, 2015
June 18, 2015
Citing customer feedback, empirical evidence, and college trends, ACT decides to phase out its Compass placement tests by Dec. 2016.
June 10, 2015
A report from the New America Foundation gives a state-by-state comparison of college-readiness policies and how K-12 expectations align with college entrance requirements.
June 10, 2015
Do high schools' course requirements match up with minimum admissions standards in states' higher education systems? And do all states even have definitions of "college ready"?
June 02, 2015
College Board and the Khan Academy debut a free, online practice tool to prepare for the new SAT, which will start in March 2016.
May 28, 2015
Black and Hispanic students are driving some of the biggest gains at the high school level, and less dramatic improvements at the college level.
May 14, 2015
A new report from the Education Commission of the States finds states that remove tuition burdens from students in dual enrollment have larger numbers of minority and low-income student participating.
April 23, 2015
Truly rigorous career and technical education programs are still rare, even as student participation in them has soared. Researchers profile CTE programs in five states to illustrate key qualities that good programs should include.
April 15, 2015
Nearly 200 colleges and universities agree to let students skip remedial courses if they score at the "college ready" level on the Smarter Balanced assessment.
March 31, 2015
The Education Commission of the States, which maintains a powerful database of state policies on a host of education policies, waded into the question of how states are using those tests to measure college readiness