Spotlight on College and Career Readiness 2018

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College and Career Readiness


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The Education Week Spotlight on College and Career Readiness
is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on:

  • Building effective apprenticeships for students in high-need industries
  • Preparing students for tomorrow’s jobs
  • Raising proficiency standards for college readiness
  • How schools can foster an educated citizenry

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

As the national graduation rate rises, so does the number of schools with low-graduation rates. What gives?
June 13, 2018 – Education Week

Colorado has launched a statewide program to create paid apprenticeships for high school students in high-need industries.
September 27, 2017 – Education Week

Many of the country’s top minds are sharply divided on just how disruptive they think technology will be on the workforce of the future.
September 27, 2017 – Education Week

A pair of after-school programs in Portland offer high school students a glimpse of what it's like to work in building design and construction.
June 6, 2018 – Education Week

Illinois sparks controversy by setting its bar for proficiency higher than the college-readiness score on the SAT.
November 17, 2017 – Education Week

Parents need regular reminders of the broader purposes of public schools, writes history professor Johann N. Neem.
July 25, 2018 – Education Week

Getting ready for an unknown future of employment means unlearning what we know about education, writes Christopher Dede.
December 13, 2017 – Education Week

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