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College Readiness

By Jessica L. Tonn — May 16, 2006 1 min read
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“What We Must Do to Create a System That Prepares Students for College Success” is available from WestEd.

High schools and colleges are not doing their part to ensure that students make a smooth transition to college and end up receiving a bachelor’s degree, a policy report by the San Francisco-based WestEd concludes.

The report by the nonprofit research organization urges, among other recommendations, that states align high school exit exams with entry-level college coursework, that educators at the high school and college levels collaborate more, and that high schools prepare students for the independence they will experience in college.

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