Reading & Literacy Opinion How a Bathroom Log Helped One Middle School Understand Its Literacy Issues
Reading isn’t just a set of skills. Sometimes we need to explore other avenues to help us assist students to become better readers.
College & Workforce Readiness 'Transition' Class Boosted College Credits But Not Learning
A study finds that students who took a ‘transition’ math class in high school were able to skip remedial classes in college but learning didn’t improve.
School & District Management Digital Divide Evolves in Fla. Schools, Study Finds
Researchers at the recent American Educational Research Association summit discussed findings on socioeconomic disparities in how K-12 technology is used, and ed-tech's potential as a tool for social justice.
College & Workforce Readiness Report Finds Higher Education Slow to Adapt to Common Core
A paper from the New America Foundation sees a disconnect between the rollout of the Common Core State Standards and higher education policies.
College & Workforce Readiness Colorado Pilot Aims to Prepare 8th Graders for College-Level Math
Students as early as 8th grade are assessed for college-level math and given early intervention to bypass remedial classes in college.
Assessment Early-College-Readiness Assessments for High School Students Growing
Thirty-eight states assess juniors for college readiness, and 21 offer structured interventions to get high school students up to speed for crediting-bearing postsecondary work.
Teaching Fewer Incoming College Students Need Remediation, Research Shows
Looking at remedial education trends, fewer students are enrolling today compared to 10 years ago, but there was an upswing in recent years.
College & Workforce Readiness Colleges Offer Incoming Freshmen a Summer 'Bridge'
To prepare more at-risk students for the rigors of college, institutions are providing transitional classes and support services.
Teaching More in College Taking Remedial Courses, NCES Says
More students today are taking at least one year of remedial coursework upon reaching college than five years ago, according to a report from the National Center for Educational Statistics.