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January 13, 2015

CFES Helps High School Students Build College Readiness

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.

January 12, 2015

Light the Way to Systems Thinking

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

Michigan to Switch from ACT to SAT for Statewide High School Testing

The College Board won the latest contract for statewide SAT testing for all high school juniors.

January 07, 2015

Survey: Principals Differ on Definition of Computer Science

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

A Look at 2014's Most-Viewed Posts in College Bound

Top blog posts this year included coverage of SAT redesign, college affordability, and early readiness efforts.

December 29, 2014

As College Deadlines Loom, Seniors Urged to Keep Perspective on Fit Over Selectivity

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

Study Points to Some Successes for AVID College-Readiness Model

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

High School Graduates Feel Unprepared For College and Work, Survey Finds

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

Staying Close to Home, Missouri Picks Deputy Commissioner as New K-12 Chief

The Missouri State Board of Education has selected Margaret Vandeven to be its next state education chief, replacing Chris Nicastro.

December 09, 2014

Fusing Career, Academic Skills Benefits Students, Study Finds

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.

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