A new report from GED Testing Service® reveals that individuals who take and pass the GED test are twice as likely to enroll in postsecondary education as individuals who fail the GED test.
A new report from College Board details the personal, financial, and lifetime benefits for students who obtain a higher education degree.
Average national SAT scores for the high school Class of 2010 remained virtually unchanged compared to last year, according to a new report from the College Board.
ECONOMIC BOOST: New Alliance Report Examines Economic Impact of Reducing the High School Dropout Rate Among Students of Color ArticleJuly 12, 2010
Cutting the high school dropout rate in half among students of color will greatly increase the nation’s economic vitality, according to the latest report in the Alliance for Excellent Education’s continuing work linking improved educational outcomes to economic returns.
JOBS WATCH: High Unemployment Rates Continue to Disproportionately Affect High School Dropouts ArticleJune 28, 2010
High school dropouts are more than three times as likely to be unemployed than college graduates based on the May 2010 numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released earlier this month.
HELP WANTED: New Report Finds Nearly Two Thirds of All Job Openings Will Require Postsecondary Education by 2018 ArticleJune 28, 2010
About 63 percent of the 46.8 million job openings created by 2018 will require workers with at least some college education, according to a new report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce.
STATE OF METROPOLITAN AMERICA: New Report Suggests More Young Adults Are College-Bound Due to Struggling Local Economies ArticleMay 07, 2010
According to a new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, ninety-one of the one hundred largest U.S. metropolitan areas experienced a significant increase in the share of young adults enrolled in higher education between 2000 and 2008.
ESEA REAUTHORIZATION SHIFTS TO MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOLS: Senate HELP Committee Examines Challenges Facing Secondary Schools and How ESEA Reauthorization Can Help ArticleMay 07, 2010
On May 4, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee held the latest in its series of hearings on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), currently known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB).
METLIFE SURVEY OF THE AMERICAN TEACHER: Only Half of Teachers Think Their Students Will Attend a Two- or Four-Year College After High School ArticleApril 05, 2010
A recent survey on educators’ views about student achievement reveals that about two thirds of teachers (64 percent) strongly agree that it is important for all students to have one year or more of postsecondary education in order to be prepared for work or a career.