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Mary Fulton

Scaling and Sustaining: State Progress in the Developmental Education Initiative - 0 views

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    This analysis of data from the DEI Self-Assessment Tool covers policy changes between 2009 and 2010, the first year of the initiative. Includes summaries from Connecticut, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, and Texas. (Jobs for the Future, October 2011)
Mary Fulton

Seizing the Measurement Moment: Why Now Is the Time for States to Help High Schools Get... - 0 views

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    Urges states to track how well high school graduates perform in college so that the schools can better prepare students for and succeed in postsecondary education. States should track postsecondary enrollment, remediation and credit accumulation. Recommends four actions for states to take to track and publish these data. (J.B. Schramm and E. Kinney Zalesne, October 2011)
Mary Fulton

Diploma in Hand, but Unprepared for College - 0 views

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    Article discusses national trends in remedial enrollment and costs, and reasons for continued students' lack of preparation. (Philadelphia Inquirer, 06/06/11)
Mary Fulton

VDOE, SCHEV & VCCS Agree on College & Career Ready Performance Expectations for English... - 2 views

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    The Virginia agencies responsible for secondary and postsecondary education have approved an agreement on the performance expectations in English and mathematics high school graduates must meet to be successful in freshman-level college courses or career training.
Bruce Vandal

Ready for College in Colorado: Evaluation of the Colorado SUN and the College Connectio... - 2 views

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    Evaluation of the SUN project in the Colorado Community Colleges. Initiative was intended to better prepare and transition adult education students into community college programs.
Bruce Vandal

Education Week: High School to College: The New Alignment - 0 views

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    Commentary by Jordon Horowitz of the Institute for Evidence Based Change on the need for stronger HS-higher ed alignment. Features CAL-PASS system as example
Bruce Vandal

States' Progress and Challenges in Implementing Common Core State Standards - 3 views

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    Report from Center for Education Policy that surveyed state and district leaders on implementation of common core standards. Findings show that states are a long way from implementation
Bruce Vandal

Education Week: Full Standards System in States Several Years Away - 0 views

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    Story on a new report by the Center for Education Policy that indicates that many states are a long way from implementing common core and that many have not explored aligning the standards with higher education
Mary Fulton

Experts Begin to Identify Nonacademic Skills Key to Success - 0 views

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    Discusses emerging research on cognitive and non-cognitive skills that contribute to student readiness for college and careers, as well as their success in completing college. (Education Week, 12/23/10)
Mary Fulton

Making P-16 Meaningful - 0 views

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    Discusses partnership between the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, the Council of Chief State School Officers and the State Higher Education Executive Officers, which aims to to help the Common Cores Standards Initiative succeed. Will focus on: aligning the standards with college admission and placement requirements; and ensuring that colleges better prepare K-12 teachers to help students meet the standards. (Inside Higher Ed, 12/17/10)
Bruce Vandal

ABLE program helps at-risk students make good use of their money : The Clarion - 0 views

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    Story on the Ohio Adult Basic Literacy and Education program that works with students who place at the lowest levels in academic readiness for higher education.
Mary Fulton

Year-Two Evaluation of the Illinois College and Career Readiness Act Pilot Sites - 0 views

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    Documents the partnerships between high schools and community colleges and provides evidence of the early assessment and intervention programs to reduce college remediation. The pilot programs are part of the Illinois College and Career Act.
Mary Fulton

How Illinois' College and Career Readiness (CCR) Pilot Sites Address Five Key Goals - 0 views

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    Summarizes how community college pilot sites have addressed goals of the Illinois law, including reducing remediation through early assessment and intervention.
Mary Fulton

Pathway to the Baccalaureate: How One Community College Is Helping Underprepared Studen... - 1 views

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    The Pathway to the Baccalaureate program at Northern Virginia Community College gives students a structured system of support from high school to community college to a four-year university. Pathway is designed to meet a range of student needs -- academic, financial or personal -- through one coherent program. Specially designed "fast-track remediation" classes in math and English attempt to steer some students clear of traditional remedial classes, where they can get bogged down unnecessarily. The program also uses learning communities.
Bruce Vandal

State Policy Priorities for Developmental Education Initiative - 1 views

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    Document outlining state policy priorities for states participating in the developmental education initiative. Addresses, K-12 curricular alignment, funding, assessment and placement, data and performance measurement, academic support services
Bruce Vandal

Bill addresses college readiness, need: Compass | adn.com - 1 views

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    Editorial written by Senator Gary Stevens outlining his proposal to develop a state task force to address low college graduation rates in Alaska. The bill specifically charges the task force to address the issue of remediation.
Bruce Vandal

Policy Report: Issues in Remedial Education - 1 views

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    Provides an overview of the issue of remedial education, particularly as it relates to President Obama's goals for increasing college attainment and also the current ecnonomic crisis.
Mary Fulton

Closing the Expectations Gap 2010 - 0 views

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    Summarizes state progress on the alignment of high school policies with the demands of college and careers, with respect to standards, graduation requirements, P-20 data systems, assessments and accountability. (Achieve, March 2010)
Bruce Vandal

Revving the Education Engine - 0 views

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    Provides a framework on how states can more effectively align education, workforce and economic development policy
Bruce Vandal

Not Everyone Loves White House Title I/Standards Proposal - Politics K-12 - Education Week - 0 views

  • To be sure, under the president's proposal states could opt not to join in a common standards effort and instead work with their higher education institutions to draft rigorous, college- and career-ready standards. But who will decide whether state's standards actually meet that definition? Yesterday, Secretary Duncan said that's still being worked out. But if the answer ends up being the U.S. Department of Education, it might be much harder to get Republicans on board with the proposal.
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      Opting out of common standards and instead just work with higher ed system in state.
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