Leaders in business and government called Wednesday for an intense focus on developing apprenticeship programs and other pathways that can lead young people to good jobs and meet the labor market's need for skilled workers.

Harvard has reversed its decision to accept at least 10 students after their provocative postings on Facebook.

A mixup with the ACT in Ohio and Tennessee jeopardized the college-admission scores of nearly 2,800 students, but the ACT has reversed its decision to withhold those scores.

The College Board and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced a two-year partnership aimed at expanding access for low-income and rural students to college preparation and planning tools.

Families involved in career and technical education give much higher marks to their school experience than those who don't participate. But career-tech-ed still suffers from an outdated, negative image that could be contributing to stagnant enrollment.

The College Board released new data showing that students boosted their SAT scores by using its free Khan Academy practice.

California Assembly voted to dump the state's controversial high school exit exam. Now the bill goes to the Senate.

A new report says game-playing and miscalculations could have distorted high school graduation rates at the state or district levels, but are unlikely to have had much effect on the national rate, which is at an all-time high.

Oregon becomes the latest state to drop the federally funded consortium tests—in this case, Smarter Balanced—at the high school level.

The PARCC and Smarter Balanced assessment consortia are adopting new managers to oversee their work in a changing testing landscape.


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