REMEDIATION EXASPERATION: New York City, Wyoming, and Ohio Focus on College Students’ Needs for Remedial Courses ArticleOctober 21, 2011
Only 21.4 percent of freshmen who enter high school in New York City graduate from high school four years later ready to succeed in college and only 50.4 percent actually enroll in college, according to new data released by the New York City Department of Education last week.
Saving Now and Saving Later: How High School Reform Can Reduce the Nation’s Wasted Remediation Dollars Report/Fact SheetMay 05, 2011
For young people entering the twenty-first-century job market, high school graduation is no longer the finish line, but the starting line.
THE CASE FOR COMMON STANDARDS: New Profiles from the Alliance for Excellent Education Examine Need for (and Potential of) Common Standards and Assessments ArticleMay 03, 2010
In spring 2009, the Common Core State Standards Initiative was launched with forty-eight states, the District of Columbia, and two territories coming together under the auspices of the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers to develop a common core of state K-12 English language arts and mathematics standards.