A national nonprofit, College For Every Student (CFES), is searching for five schools to participate in a high-impact program that will help low-income students become college and career ready. The five schools will receive Closing the Gap awards through support from private donors.
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January 13, 2015
January 12, 2015
A tool developed by New Visions for Public Schools enables school leaders to use data as a flashlight, rather than as a hammer.
January 07, 2015
The College Board won the latest contract for statewide SAT testing for all high school juniors.
January 07, 2015
There is little agreement among high school administrators on what computer science is, how it should be taught, and what kind of requirement it should fulfill, says a recent survey.
December 31, 2014
Top blog posts this year included coverage of SAT redesign, college affordability, and early readiness efforts.
December 29, 2014
As high school seniors fret about college applications before early January deadlines, research shows there is more to selecting a good school than selectivity.
December 22, 2014
New research from the National Student Clearinghouse finds the students who completed the AVID college-readiness program were more likely to persist in college than their peers overall.
December 18, 2014
A national survey of about 1,300 recent high school graduates by the nonprofit Achieve finds most feel high school did not adequately challenge or prepare them for the demands of college and career.
December 17, 2014
The Missouri State Board of Education has selected Margaret Vandeven to be its next state education chief, replacing Chris Nicastro.
December 09, 2014
A study of a program to prepare students for careers and college shows that students earn more credits in high school and have greater confidence in their career and life skills than their peers in regular programs.