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High School College Preparedness

SAT Scores Edge Down, ACT Now More Popular Exam

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 11.24.2012 | Education

-- Average national scores on two of the three sections of the SAT college entrance exam edged down for the high school class of 2012, which was the ...

Report Highlights States' Efforts To Ensure College- And Career-Readiness

Posted 09.13.2012 | Education

For its seventh annual “Closing the Expectations Gap” report, Achieve surveyed all 50 states and the District of Columbia about their college- and...

NOW Is the Time for Rising High School Seniors to Find and Choose Colleges They're Going to Love

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 06.04.2012 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

Deciding where to apply to college is one of the first, important decisions teenagers will ever make. While curriculum requirements control much of their high school experience, a college list is something over which students can have a lot of control.

Just One-Quarter Of New York City High Schoolers Are College-Ready

Posted 12.25.2011 | Education

Just a quarter of students graduating from New York City high schools this year were prepared for college coursework, and fewer than half of all New Y...

I Just Want my kid to be Happy... and Successful

Bernie Trilling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Bernie Trilling

How do we move from yesterday's industrial, one-size-fits-all, assembly line education system to meeting today's demands for a 21st century approach to learning?