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.
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December 22, 2014
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.
December 05, 2014
A United Way grant program piloted middle grade supports and interventions with community-school partnerships in 13 cities.
December 04, 2014
The Obama administration released a progress report on commitments from the 100-plus participants at the first College Opportunity Action Summit in January.
November 26, 2014
A report from the New America Foundation underscores the importance of life skills, such as self-discipline and grit, in student success and encourages schools to focus on helping students develop them.
November 21, 2014
Benjamin L. Castleman of the University of Virginia and Lindsay C. Page of the University of Pittsburgh, authors of Summer Melt: Supporting Low-Income Students Through the Transition to College, discuss the importance of schools' continued correspondence with students after graduation.
November 18, 2014
Benjamin L. Castleman of the University of Virginia and Lindsay C. Page of the University of Pittsburgh discuss smooth transitions into college and their new book Summer Melt: Supporting Low-Income Students Through the Transition to College.
November 06, 2014
A Massachusetts Expeditionary Learning high school has made students intellectually courageous--and successful--by making college the expectation for every student.