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Career Readiness

How Colleges Can Produce More Career-Ready Grads

Jessica Pliska | Posted 10.04.2014 | Education
Jessica Pliska

The value of college is more and more frequently linked to career outcomes for students, and that is creating shockwaves in higher education. It's h...

When Students Are Unprepared for College, the Solution Isn't Remedial Classes

Jessica Pliska | Posted 09.24.2013 | College
Jessica Pliska

As a nation we have expanded access to college for more students than ever, a tremendous accomplishment. However, we have failed at making sure they can graduate.

Remediation Nation: A Blueprint for Collaboration Between Gates, Lumina & National Association for Developmental Education

Carol J. Carter | Posted 09.16.2013 | Impact
Carol J. Carter

Shedding the label of "remediation nation" will take creativity, commitment, collaboration, and a larger vision for the success of the whole person--not just the academic student, the dropout, the fast food worker, the graduate, or the successful and contributing member of society.

How to Save Common Core

John Thompson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Education
John Thompson

"Reformers" must choose between their value-added models and top down micromanaging of "innovations" and their desire to teach for college and career readiness.

The New Definition of Career Readiness

Tim Hodges | Posted 12.24.2012 | College
Tim Hodges

There are few jobs in our economy where the knowledge and skills necessary for getting hired are still sufficient several years later. Today's world of education and work requires constant acquisition of new skills, education and experiences to prepare for the inevitable changes that will occur.