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Midland Educators Want More than College Readiness

Midland educators say the one-size-fits-all college readiness plan has run its course. They're working with area lawmakers to push legislation that would all...
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If states test real readiness, most will fail — Joanne Jacobs

If states test real readiness, most will fail — Joanne Jacobs | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
If the “cut scores” (still to be set by the two assessment-building consortia) on new Common Core assessments at the 12th grade level truly signify college/workforce readiness and are accepted as such by the real world, the ...
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AVID program students get a boost in preparing for college

AVID program students get a boost in preparing for college | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
The hallways of E. Russell Hicks Middle School are named for nearby colleges. There is Towson Boulevard and Shippensburg Drive and WVU Boulevard, all part of a schoolwide push to encourage students...
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The Unprepared Nation Infographic #collegereadiness #highered #edu11

One-third of today's college students require remediation. Of those students, half will never receive a college degree. Clearly, something isn't working.
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Interactive Map Offers Illustration of College-Readiness Disparities | MetroFocus | THIRTEEN

Interactive Map Offers Illustration of College-Readiness Disparities | MetroFocus | THIRTEEN | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
A report says that New York City schoolchildren are prepared or not for college based on demographics.
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K-12 Partnerships Encouraged to Improve College Readiness

K-12 Partnerships Encouraged to Improve College Readiness | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
Caralee Johnson Adams has worked as a journalist for nearly 25 years, covering education, health, parenting, and other issues.
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Your Say: Students' college readiness languishes

Your Say: Students' college readiness languishes | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
More than half of high school graduates do not have the skills needed to succeed in college.
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Viewpoints: Core curriculum key to college readiness - The Sacramento Bee

Viewpoints: Core curriculum key to college readiness - The Sacramento Bee | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
When it comes to education policy in the United States today, one thing is becoming increasingly clear: Course work matters.
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Profiles of Persistence

Profiles of Persistence | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
First-generation college students are twice as likely to quit college as students whose parents have bachelor's degrees. Meet four students whose stories illustrate why it's a challenge to be the first in your family to go to college.
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Testing Group Picks 'College Readiness' Exam

Testing Group Picks 'College Readiness' Exam | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
An end-of-course test given during the last class of Algebra 2 or Math 3 will gauge whether students are college-ready, the PARCC consortium decides.
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New College-Readiness Tracking System Under Study

New College-Readiness Tracking System Under Study | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
Caralee Johnson Adams has worked as a journalist for nearly 25 years, covering education, health, parenting, and other issues.
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How Authentic Assessment Heightens Accountability in Our Schools

How Authentic Assessment Heightens Accountability in Our Schools | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
How do we foster intrinsic motivation, for both teachers and students, to work towards high performance? Can we create a system of accountability that will drive this performance?
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Testing Consortium Crafts College-Readiness Definition

Testing Consortium Crafts College-Readiness Definition | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
Veteran Education Week reporters Catherine Gewertz and Erik Robelen bring you news and analysis of issues at the core of classroom learning.
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Infographic: What Is College Readiness? - Getting Smart by Sarah Cargill - college and career readiness, edchat, P21

Infographic: What Is College Readiness? - Getting Smart by Sarah Cargill - college and career readiness, edchat, P21 | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
The demands of colleges and careers have changed over the last several years. There's an increase need of technological skills that may include coding, cyber security, IT, and design.
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Some States Link Exit Exams With College Readiness

Some States Link Exit Exams With College Readiness | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's Community College Spotlight blog.
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Coaching a Surgeon: What Makes Top Performers Better?

Coaching a Surgeon: What Makes Top Performers Better? | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925...
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How Important is Grit in Student Achievement?

How Important is Grit in Student Achievement? | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
When it comes to high achievement, grit may be as essential as intelligence.
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Angela Duckworth and the Research on 'Grit'

Angela Duckworth and the Research on 'Grit' | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
Grit is a personality trait that some people have more of than others. New research is exploring whether grit may be a key to college success.
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Rethinking what leads to success in education

Rethinking what leads to success in education | College and Career Readiness | Scoop.it
After failed education policies for decades, scientists, economists and educators looking at roles optimism, perseverance and grit play.
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