The information posted will include the latest news and research on college and career readiness as it relates to various types of school districts (urban vs. rural) and student populations. It is important to keep in mind that topics discussed will relate to both college AND career readiness.
While engagement was long thought of as simply showing up to class and listening intently, a new study coauthored by a University of Pittsburgh researcher looks at student engagement through a new lens.
This study describes the lifetime histories of trauma and developmental challenge among a sample of at-risk middle school girls and confirmas Project Challenge as an effective program for helping girls recover their self-confidence and succeed in...
Over the past decade alone, graduation rates in Louisiana high schools have increased by more than 11 percentage points. Today nearly three quarters of Louisiana students graduate high school in four years, an all-time high.
We were very surprised at the findings of a new report showing that the instructors in many of our community colleges expect very little from their first-year students—and a large fraction of those entering these institutions cannot meet even those...
Learn how you can get involved in President Obama's Youth Jobs+ initiative, a challenge issued by the President to increase employment opportunities for low-income or disconnected youth and decrease juvenile violence.
When it comes to postsecondary education, Cecilia Rouse wonders whether it is possible to preserve access, help students learn more and finish their degrees sooner and more often, and keep college affordable, all at the same time.