In the discussion of college and career readiness, education stakeholders sometimes get caught up in determining which ought to come first, preparation for college or preparation for career. That's a chicken or the egg argument.
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April 16, 2011
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April 09, 2011
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February 08, 2011
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December 19, 2010
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December 12, 2010
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November 03, 2010
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October 20, 2010
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