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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

High School Feedback: An Analysis of States' Current Efforts - 0 views

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    Summarizes states' efforts to provide information on success of K-12 students after high school, such as postsecondary enrollment, remediation, persistence and degree completion. (Data Quality Campaign, December 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)
Bruce Vandal

Saving Now and Saving Later: How High School Reform Can Reduce the Nation's Wasted Reme... - 2 views

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    Brief by the Alliance for Excellent Education that improved high school readiness will reduce remediation rates and save states money.
Mary Fulton

Task Force Calls for Big Changes in Alaska Education System - 0 views

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    Article mentions a task force's recommendations that cover P-20 issues and include mandating a high school diploma or equivalency for everyone under age 21. The recommendations aim to better prepare students for success in college or careers. A final report is due to the legislature by April 1. (Anchorage Daily News, 03/10/11)
Bruce Vandal

Pearson High School Math Report - 0 views

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    Study on the effectiveness of the Prentice Hall Algebra 1 curriculum from Pearson. Contends that curriculum prepares students for college math
Bruce Vandal

KY Council on Postsecondary Education Opinion Editorial: Working Together to Improve Co... - 0 views

  • 92 percent graduation rate and an average GPA for its graduating seniors of 2.8 (slightly above the district average). When tested, however, 67 percent of their graduates were not ready to take freshman math, 57 percent were not ready to take freshman English, and 41.5 percent were not ready to for college-level reading.
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    Opinion piece from KY CPE Bob King on the results of the recently released High School Feedback reports showing high percentages of high school graduates requiring remedial education.
Matt Smith

Developmental courses help ensure students' success - 1 views

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    The news article from the Green Bay Press-Gazette describes the efforts of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to offer intensive, seven-week developmental education courses. The courses have improved student completion so greatly that the institution has considered expanding accelerated and modularized delivery models to college-level coursework.
Matt Smith

An Exploration of High-School Based Alternatives to Developmental Education - 1 views

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    Presentation slides detail Developmental Summer Bridge programs (DSB) in Texas. The research describes college-connected interventions in high school settings and assesses the level of coordination for college readiness between high schools and local colleges. The slides also analyzes the strengths and challenges of 5 different programs across the state.
Bruce Vandal

Education Sector: Research and Reports: College- and Career-Ready - 1 views

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    Report from Education Sector on high school accountability systems
Bruce Vandal

Students playing catch-up as they hit college | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning... - 0 views

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    Story in Dallas News on the high percentage of Texas high school students who enter college underprepared. Outlines some of the strategies that the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board is supporting to improve student success.
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ACT's College Readiness Test for 10th Graders - 1 views

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    From ACT, the PLAN program helps 10th graders build a foundation for future academic and career success.
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ACT's College Readiness Test for 8th and 9th Graders - 2 views

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    The EXPLORE program is designed to help 8th and 9th graders explore options for their future.
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Missouri High School Graduates Performance Reports - 1 views

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    Annual reports prepared by the Department of Higher Education. Resource for linking high school performance to college success.
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)
Mary Fulton

College- and Career-Ready: Using Outcomes Data to Hold High Schools Accountable for Stu... - 0 views

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    Examines three states -- Florida, Oregon, and Ohio - that have built powerful new data systems that track student progress after high school into the work force and college. (Chad Aldeman, Education Sector, January 2010)
Bruce Vandal

Next Generation of School Accountability - 1 views

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    Southern Regional Education Board Meeting outlining key principles for developing stronger secondary academic standards for both college and career readiness
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ACT's Educational Planning and Assessment System (EPAS) - 2 views

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    ACT's Assessment System that includes the Explore, Plan and ACT assessment
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    The Educational Planning and Assessment System (EPAS) provides a longitudinal, systematic approach to educational and career planning, assessment, instructional support, and evaluation.
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