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Ryan Suwimski, left, and Ben Medrano listen as their teacher describes job-interview strategies in a financial-literacy class at Taylorsville High School in Taylorsville, Utah.
—Jim McAuley for Education Week

States Fall Short on Teaching Financial Literacy

When it comes to teaching students how to manage their money, most states rate a B or a C, a new report says. (October 20, 2015)

Spotlight on Career Readiness

In this Spotlight, see how new tests aim to measure career readiness, explore different opinions on career-ready skills, and learn how community engagement and individualized plans can inspire students.

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College Bound Blog

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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Lessons from New York City's Small High Schools
In this webinar, experts discussed what research says about New York City's small schools, and what makes them an effective option for the city's disadvantaged students.

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The Senior Slump: Strategies to Keep Students Motivated
Strategies to keep students engaged are outlined in this online chat including college-level course offerings, internships, and independent study.

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In boosting higher-educational attainment, we mustn’t sacrifice quality, writes New England College of Business president Howard E. Horton.
September 29, 2015 - Education Week
School districts need to make changes to their online credit-recovery programs to focus greater attention on content mastery and evidence of learning gains.
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
A final evaluation of KIPP finds that its schools continue to have a positive impact on student achievement, even as the network expands.
September 22, 2015 - Education Week
Adams 14 in Colorado is among thousands of districts nationwide that are trying to root out discriminatory practices that can harm students' development.
September 15, 2015 - Education Week
Average scores either dipped or stayed the same for this year’s crop of high school graduates, according to college-testing officials.
September 4, 2015 - Education Week
The 2015 framework for teaching AP U.S. History may be drawing criticism, but historians, on the whole, think they are just fine.
August 18, 2015 - Education Week
Instead of heading to the beach, some counselors and youth groups are working hard to ensure that students who planned to go to college actually make it there.
August 4, 2015 - Education Week
James Ryan, the district’s chief for STEM learning, discusses San Francisco’s new initiative to teach computer science in every grade.
August 4, 2015 - Education Week
High school English teacher Amy Williams says that the role of gender in K-12 school cultures is too little examined, resulting in missed opportunities for professional growth and instructional nuance.
July 21, 2015 - Teacher
It's hard to say, but more schools are focusing on building postsecondary transition plans for their students with disabilities.
May 29, 2015 - Education Week

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