Professional development and in-service training programs are expanding to help school counselors encourage an increasingly diverse high school population to go to college.
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September 10, 2014
August 26, 2014
As state officials and educators work on changes to the state's accountability system, just how to measure high school students' readiness for the world of work is being debated.
August 13, 2014
With $28.5 million to states, the Advanced Placement Test Fee program is expected to serve up to 10 percent more low-income students in the spring of 2015 than last year.
August 07, 2014
New studies provide insight into ways to help students with attention deficits succeed academically.
August 05, 2014
New research finds that states and districts seeking to boost college and career readiness in STEM fields must work to ensure that more students are prepared for challenging courses.
August 01, 2014
District-level research in Washington D.C. and Maryland shows how to keep at-risk students on track to graduation and college.
July 29, 2014
Therefore, the Common Core project itself is also an exercise in fear-mongering about the future of our children, and has its own version of Professor Hill in its chief promoter, Bill Gates.
July 24, 2014
American 12th graders didn't do so well back in 1995, but they'll get another shot next spring to prove their mastery of advanced physics and math.
July 22, 2014
A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.
July 17, 2014
New ACT report finds 95 percent of its low-income test takers want to go to college, yet only 59 percent enroll right after high school graduation.