Free event today at 2 p.m. features educators involved in this growing movement to help bridge the move from high school to college for struggling students.
All Blog Posts With college readiness Tag or Category
March 06, 2014
February 22, 2014
In hopes of getting more students successfully through college, states are trying a variety of approaches, including early assessments, transitional curricula, and better course alignment.
February 21, 2014
Mississippi is considering using the ACT college test as the high school exit exam for students in public schools, reports the Associated Presssomething no other state has done.
February 13, 2014
The state's merit-based scholarship program has a GPA requirement that officials say keeps some students from enrolling in rigorous courses.
February 11, 2014
College Board released its 10th annual AP Report to the Nation that shows the number of high schools students taking Advanced Placement course in the past decade has doubled, yet gaps persist in participation among minority students.
February 07, 2014
A recent survey of leaders in the K-12 and higher education shows a desire to work together to create a seamless pathway between the sectors, but finds that barriers persist.
January 27, 2014
Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin find that the grades of women and low-income students are particularly linked to the quality of their high school.
January 23, 2014
As a college freshman, Michael Carter realized that many students had survived a more circuitous route to college than he had. As we noted last year, Carter did some digging and found out that many well-prepared, but low income students don't enroll in four year college.
January 15, 2014
A new study by the American Institutes for Research finds 25 percent of early-college high school students get an associate's degree within two years, compared with 5 percent of graduates from traditional high schools.
January 14, 2014
A free online resource helps schools evaluate college- and career-readiness programs, based on a pilot in 10 high schools that showed promise reaching under-served minority students.