College and Career Transitions

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Ayat and her friend travel on a school-sponsored bus trip to visit a Pennsylvania college.
—Mark Abramson for Education Week

For Some Students, Culture Bears on College Choice

High-achieving students from immigrant families face a complex set of considerations in finding the right college. (December 7, 2015)

Blog: College Bound

07/31 10:24 am | After Five-Year Run, College Bound Blog Sunsets | Launched in 2010, College Bound blog publishes its last post today.

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What States and Nonprofits Are Doing to Encourage Early High School Graduation
To save money and encourage hard work, states and nonprofits are offering incentives for early high school graduation.

The Senior Slump: Strategies to Keep Students Motivated
In this online chat, our guests provided tips on how to keep students engaged. They range from college-level course offerings to independent study.

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A recent poll of nearly a million U.S. students concludes that schools need to work on building supports to keep students invested in their educations, especially as they advance in grades.
March 22, 2016 - Education Week
An Education Week survey of every state finds that only 21 still plan to use the shared tests designed for the Common Core State Standards.
March 22, 2016 - Education Week
A Chicago study finds that when students who are "big fish" in their neighborhood schools move to higher-achieving ones, they may pay an academic price.
March 15, 2016 - Education Week
Disadvantaged students will experience the new SAT very differently from their more-advantaged peers, writes Garrett Neiman of test-prep nonprofit College Spring.
March 15, 2016 - Education Week
Most of the registered test-takers blocked from taking the new SAT on March 5 worked for tutoring companies.
March 8, 2016 - Education Week
As more states requiring the ACT or SAT, a gulf is opening between students with disabilities and those without, and it's caught the Justice Department's eye.
February 23, 2016 - Education Week
As the state testing landscape shifts with the Every Student Succeeds Act, the military could see greater access for its optional aptitude test and career-exploration program.
February 23, 2016 - Education Week
To read and understand complex texts, some educators say students will need a deep knowledge of grammar.
February 23, 2016 - Education Week
February 16, 2016 - Education Week
If all states decide to go along with the lower cutoff score, an estimated 25,000 more test-takers could be eligible for a GED credential.
January 26, 2016 - Education Week

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